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A whip-like structure used for movement in organisms like Euglena
Hair-like projections on the cell surface used for locamotion or movement.
A temporary, foot-like extension of a cell, used for locomotion or engulfing food
Control center of the cell which contains genetic material (DNA).
A cell characterized by the presence of a nucleus and other membrane-bound organelles. Eukaryotes can be unicellular (protists) or multicellular (fungi, plants and animals).
A structure in the cells of plants and some protists that captures energy from sunlight and uses it to produce food.
Organelle that pumps water out of the cell of some protists such as the paramecium
A depressed region around the mouth of some ciliate protozoans, such as paramecia, used to obtain food
A light detecting organelle found in unicellular organisms.
A tiny cell structure that carries out a specific function within the cell
An organism that cannot make its own food but must obtain energy by eating other organisms.
An organism that can make its own food through a process like photosynthesis or chemosynthesis.
Process by which a single parent reproduces by itself, resulting in gentically identical offspring
A reproductive process that involves two parents that combine their genetic material to produce a new organism, which differs from both parents
Colonial green algae held together in a secretion of gelatinous material, resembling hollow ball
A ciliated protist that lives in fresh water and eats other tiny organisms for food using an oral groove.
A type of protist characterized by great flexibility and the presence of one or more pseu.
A protist that has characteristics of plants and animals and has an "eyespot" that responds to light and uses a flagella for movement
kingdom composed of eukaryotes that are not classified as plants, animals, or funi