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Chapter 3 Protista

ProtozanAn animal like protist
Pseudopod A flase foot or temporary bulge of the cell membrane used for feeding and movement in some protozans
Contractile vacuole The cell located inside the cell membrane or between the cell membrane and nucleus
Cilia The hairlike projections on the outsideof cells.
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
Algea A plantlike protist
Pigment A chemical that produces color.
Algal Bloom The rapid growth of a population of algae
Red Tide An algal bloom th\at occurs in salt water.
Eutrophication “The process by which a body of water acquires a high concentration of nutrients, especially phosphates.
Hypha Each of the branching filaments that make up the mycelium of a fungus.
Fruiting Body The spore producing organ of a fungus
Budding Having developing buds
Lichen A fungus, usually of the class Ascoymycete that grows symbiotically with algae
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