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1

All protozoans have a ____ phase, not all have a ___ stage.

trophozoite; cyst

2

Which is not true about protozoan cysts
a. can survive desiccation, lack of nutrients & temperature extremes
b. is as resistant as a bacterial endospore
c. allows the microbe to pass between hosts
d. can be reactivated to trophozoite stage in good conditions
e. all are true about protozoan cysts.

b. is as resistant as a bacterial endospore

3

Amoebic Dystentery is a diahhreal disease caused by the protozoan

Intracellular Apicomplexan parasites.

4

____ ____ ____ is caused by Gymnodidium, a dinoflagellate that produces a neurotoxin.

Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning

5

can cross the placenta and cause malformed fetus, stillbirth, or miscarriage.

Toxoplasma

6

___ ____ will infect the vagina and could lead to inflammation and sterility.

Trichomonas vaginalis

7

Cryptosporidiosis is a ___ disease spread by the ___ of Cryptosporidium.

diarrheal; cyst

8

Plasmodium causes ___, which is spread by Anopheles mosquito

malaria

9

fungi for which no sexual spore has been found

Deuteromycota

10

microscopic, unicellular fungi

Yeasts

11

mass of hyphae

Mycelium

12

multicellular reproductive structure of some molds

Sexual spores

13

type of fungi with multicellular hyphae

Mushrooms

14

makes up cell wall of fungi

Chitin

15

type of hyphae with no cells walls and is multinucleate

Aseptate

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mycelium broken off parent cell that forms new colony

Fragmentation

17

association between plant roots and fungi; beneficial

Mycorrhizae

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mold hyphae with cross walls

Septate

19

zygospore, ascospore, basidiospore

Molds

20

tubular filaments or used for feeding or reproduction

Hyphae

21

yeast buds that remain attached to parent cell

Pseudohypha

22

sporangiospore, chlamydospore, conidiospore

Asexual spores

23

decomposer eating dead organisms

Saprobe

24

fungi that can have mold or yeast-like thalli depending on conditions

Dimorphic

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vegetative (nonreproductive) body of a fungus

Thallus