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algae Chlorophyll-containing, plantlike protists that produce oxygen
ascus Saclike, spore-producing structure of a sac fungi
basidium Club-shaped, reproductive structure in which club fungi produce spores
budding Form of asexual reproduction in which a new genetically-identical organism forms on the side of its parents
cilia Short, threadlike structures that extend from the cell membrane of a ciliate and help it move
flagellum long, thin, whip-like structure that helps organisms move in wet surroundings
hyphae Mass of many-celled, threadlike tubes forming the body of a fungus
mycorrhizae network of hyphae and plant roots that help absorb water and minerals from the soil
protist One- or many-celled eukaryotic organisms that can be plantlike, animal-like, or fungus-like
protozoan One-celled animal-like protist that can live in water, soil and living and dead organisms
pseudopod temporary cytoplasmic extensions used by some protists to move about and trap food
saprophyte organisms that use dead organisms as a food source and helps recycle nutrients so they are available for use by other organisms
sporangium round spore case of a zygote fungus
spore waterproof reproductive cell of a fungus that can grow into a new organism
slimemolds fungus-like protist that form weblike structures on their food supply
diatoms protists found in freshwater that secrete glasslike boxes
paramecium a typical ciliate that has two nuclei
brown algae a type of algae that include the giant kelp
green algae type of algae that contains large amounts of chlorophyll
dinoflagellates called "spinning flagellates" and have 2 flagella
lichen organism made of fungus and algae or cyanobacteria
euglenoids have characteristics of plants and animals. They have an eyespot
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