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Emory Science

psuedopod flowing extension of cytoplasm that helps ameoba move and gather food
cilia tiny hairlike projections that move like oars to help cilia move, paramecium
flagella thin, whiplike sturcture that helps flagellates move, zooflagellate
saprophytes organisms that eat dead or decaying materials
slime molds funguslike protocists, reproduce using spores, must m ove in slime path, makes slimy blobs on dead trees and leaves
conjugation ciliates attach themselves to each other and share genetic information
spore small reproductive cell that can grow into an adult without fusing with another cell
hyphae threadlike filaments that produce enzymes to break down living or dead organisms
fungus vs plant fungus does not have chlorophyll or vessels to transport water and nutrients and cannot photosynthesize
proctoctists habitat fresh water, salt water, and watery tissues of other living things
diatoms protoctists encased in a cilica shell, used in car polish, toothpaste, and refelctive paint
binary fission cell division in which one cell splits into two identical daughter cells
endospores protective capsules that protect bacteria from heat or drying
mychorrhizal relationship helpfulfungi send their hyphae into roots of plants, fungus transports nutrients for the plant and the plant provides the fungus with moisture and sugar