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SLU GBIO107 Ch 18 part 3 of 3
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animal-like protists that are one-celled organisms that are more complex than bacteria
The vast majority of protozoa are diverse _______________ protists, but there are several species are autotrophic.
flagella, cilia, or pseudopodia
Protozoa move by ________________
Some protozoa are free-living, and others are obligate ________________. Most are asexual, but sexual reproduction occurs in many species.
Flagellated protozoa, Amoeboid protozoa, Ciliates and Apicomplexans
Four groups of distantly related protozoa that are defined by locomotion and morphology. New molecular techniques are redefining the protozoa, but until the newer system of classification is better defined and more widely accepted, these four groups remain practical for general biology, education, and medicine
unicellular protists with one or more flagella; most are free-living in soil or water, but some are parasites
unicellular protists that use pseudopodia in locomotion and feeding
unicellular protists with cilia covering the cell surface
unicellular nonmotile protists that are parasites of animals; cells have an apical complex at one end
Euglenoids and dinoflaglaellates, which are groups already described with the ___________, are flagellates,
whip-shaped parasitic flagellates that invade the bloodstream and brain. Insects transmit them to humans.
A member of the protist family that lives in the intestines of termites.
a parasite causing an STD
a parasite that causes African sleeping sickness, transmitted by Tsetse flies.
The amoeboid protozoa produce cytoplasmic extensions called ________ from the the term meaning "false feet," which are important in locomotion and food capture via phagocytosis.
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