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Chapter 3 Protist

Protozan An animal-like protist
Pseudopod A "false foot" or temporary bulge or the cell membrane used for feedingand movement in some protozans
Contractile Vacuole The cell structure that collects extra water from cytoplasm and then expels it from the cell
Mutualism A type of symbiosis in which both partners benefit from living together
Spore A tiny cell that is able to grow into a new organism
Algae A plantlike protist
Pigment A chemical that produces color.
Algal Bloom The rapid growth of a population of algae
Red Tide An algal bloom that occurs in salt water
Eutrophication The buildup overtime of nutrients in freshwater lakes and ponds that leads to an increase in the growth of algae
Hypha One of many branching, threadlike tubes that make up the body fungus
Budding A form of asexual reproduction of yeast in which a new yeast cell grows out of the body of a parent
Fruiting Body The reproductive hypha of a fungus
Lichen The combination of a fungus and either an alga or an autotrophic bacterium that live together in a mutualistic relationship
Symbiosis A close relationship between two organisms in which at least one of te organisms benefits.
Cilia The hairlike projections on the outside of the cells that move in a wavelike manner.
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