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Protist Characteristics Exam Spring 2011
Short, hairlike projections used for locomotion and capturing food
Whip-like cell appendages used for locomotion
The mouth of the paramecium organism where food is taken in
Small cavity in the cytoplasm of protists that temporaily store and digest foods
Collects and expels water to control level of water in cell
Temporary projection of cytoplasm, or a "false foot," used by some protists for feeding or movement
Movement by psuedopods like in the amoeba
Structures in the cytoplasm of a cell that controles cell function and reproduction
Process in which extensions of cytoplasm surround and engulf large particles and take them into the cell
Thin, flexible barrier around a cell, regulates what enters and leaves the cell
Unicellular organism lacking a nucleus
Organism whose cells contain nuclei
An organism that causes disease
A tiny cell structure that carries out a specific function within the cell
Single-celled or simple multicellular eukaryotic organisms.