Miller and Levine Chapter 21 Biology Vocabulary
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Eukaryotes that are not members of the plant, animal, or fungi kingdoms.
cytoplasmic projections that are used by unicellular protists to move by changing shape.
Lots of short little microtubules that move the protists like oars on a boat.
One or two, long microtubules attached at the end of the protist moving it.
Reproductive cells produced by non-mobile protists. Can enter cells of other organisms and live as parasites.
When two organisms exchange genetic material.
Alternation of Generations
The process of a protist moving between haploid and diploid in their life cycle.
The structure in a protist where spores are produced
When certain protists grow in enormous numbers.
Effects: Nutrient depletion, lack of oxygen in water, red tides (poison fish and shellfish)
Small cavity in the cytoplasm that temporarily stores food.
An indentation on one side of an organism where food particles go. They are then forced into the food vacuoles at the base.
Formed when slime molds form into a large structure (plasmodium).
Polymer made of modified sugars and found in the cell walls of fungi.
Slender branching filaments that are attached to cells that make up fungi.
Reproductive system of a fungi.
Mass of branching hyphae under the soil. Attached to the fruiting body.
Symbiotic relationship between a fungus and a photosynthetic organism.
Symbiotic associations of plant roots and fungi.
Sweep food particles into the gullet
Engulf and digest or absorb molecule from the environment.