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Chapter 3 Protista


Protozoan An animal-like Protist.
Contractile Vacuole The Cell structure that collects extra water from the Cytoplasm and then expels it from the cell.
Cilia The hairlike projections on the outside of cells that move in a wave-like 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.
Algae A large group of simple nonflowering plants containing chlorophyll but lacking true stems, roots, leaves, and vascular tissue.
Pigment A chemical that produces color.
Algal Bloom The rapid growth of population of Algea.
Red Tide An Algal Bloom that occurs in salt water.
Fruiting Body The reproductive Hypha of fungus.
Budding A form of Asexual reproduction in which a new yeast cell grows out of the body of a parent.
lichen The combination of a fungus and either an Algae or an Autotrophic bacterium that live together in a mutual relationship.
Eutrophication The build up overtime of Nutrients in fresh water lakes and ponds that leads to an increase in the growth of algea.
Hypha One of many Branching thread like tubes that make up the body of a fungus.
Pseudopod A "False Foot" or temporary bulge of the cell membrane used fr feeding and movement in some Protozoans.
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