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protists

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protist are eukayotes that cannot be classified as animals, plants, or fungi
protozoan an animal-like protist
pseudopod a false foot used by amoeba
contractile vacuole a structure that collects excess water and expels it
cilia hair-like projections that beat a wave-like motion to move the cell
algae a plant-like protist
pigment chemicals that produce color
Euglena a plant-like protist that can move and feed like a heterotroph
Dinoflagellates a unicellular algae that has silica armor that has two flagella for movement
Diatoms a unicellular protist with glass-like cell wall
Red algae a multicellular seaweed that has a bright red pigment and has many plant-like features
Brown algae a multicellular seaweed that can be brown, green, or orange has many plant-like features such as the blade, stalk, and holdfast(roots)
amoeba a protist with no definate shape and moves by pseudopods
flagellates are protzoans that move by flagella and have two neclei
ciliates are protzoans that move by cilia they have a large necleus and a small necleus and two contractile vacuoles
spore a tiny cell that is able to grow into a new orginism
Slime mold a fungus-like protist that uses spores to reproduce and lives in warm and moist areas and start as tiny amoeba like creature
Water mold/Downy mildews fungus-like protists that lives in water or moist areas that attacks food crops it also caused the irish potato famine
Created by: Jpohl