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Chapter 8 Vocab

Protist Any of numerous eukaryotic organisms that are not fungi, plants, or animals and are chiefly unicellular or colonial
Algae A simple nonflowering plant of a large group that includes the seaweeds and many single-celled forms
Diatom A single-celled alga that has a cell wall of silica
Protozoan A single-celled microscopic animal of a group of phyla of the kingdom Protista
Cilia A short, microscopic, hairlike vibrating structure
Paramecium A single-celled freshwater animal that has a characteristic slipperlike shape and is covered with cilia
Amoeba A single-celled animal that catches food and moves about by extending fingerlike projections of protoplasm
Pseudopod A temporary protrusion of the protoplasm
Hyphea Each of the branching filaments that make up the mycelium of a fungus
Mycelium The vegetative part of a fungus
Basidium A microscopic, club-shaped spore-bearing structure produced by certain fungi
Ascus A sac, typically cylindrical in shape, in which the spores of ascomycete fungi develop
Zygosporangia A sporangium in which zygospores are produced
Lichen A simple slow-growing plant
Mycorrhizae A fungus that grows in association with the roots of a plant in a symbiotic or mildly pathogenic relationship
Created by: Curtis2013