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Chapter 3 Protista

ProtozoanAn animal-like protist
Pseudopod A false foot or temorary bulgeof the cell membrane used for feedingand movement in some protozoan.
contractile Vacuole The cell structure that collects extra water from the cytoplasm and then expels it from the cell.
Cilia The hair like projections on the outside of cells that move in wavelike manner.
Symbiosis A close relationship between two organisms in which at least one of the organisms benefits.
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.
Alge A plant like protista.
Pigment A chemical that produces color.
Algal bloom The rapid growth of a population of algse.
red tide An algal bloom that occursin salt water.
Eutrophication The buildup over time of nutrients in freshwater lakes and ponds that leads to an increase in growth of algae.
Hypha One of many branching,threadlike tubes that make up the body of a fungus.
fruiting body The reproductive hypha of a fungus.
budding A form of a-sexual reproduction of yeast in which a new yeast
lichen The combination of a fungus and either an alga or an autrophic bacterium that live together in a mutualistic relationship.
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