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9th grade Bio test 4

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extracurricular digestion
digestion that takes place outside of a cell
mycelium
The part of the fungus responsible for extracellular digestion and absorption of the digested food
hypha
A filament of fungal cells
rhizoid hypha
A hypha that is imbedded in the material on which fungus grows
aerial hypha
A hypha that is not embedded in the material upon which the fungus grows
sporophore
Specialized aerial hypha that produces spores
stolen
an aerial hyphae that asexually reproduces to make more filaments
haustorium
A hypha of a parasitic fungus that enters the host's cells, absorbing nutrition directly from the cytoplasm
chitin
A chemical that provides both toughness and flexibility
membrane
A thin covering of tissue
fermentation
The anaerobic breakdown of sugars into smaller molecules
zygospore
A zygote surrounded by a hard, protective covering
zygote
The result of sexual reproduction when each parent contributes half of the DNA necessary for the offspring
antibiotic
A chemical secreted by a living organism that kills or reduces the reproduction rate of other organisms