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Kingdom Protista

Small, simplest of the Eukaryotes & not plants, animals, or fungi

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Autotrophic

An organism are capable of making its own nutritive organic molecules from inorganic materials

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Heterotrophic

An organsim that cannot make it own food, but must ingest it from outside sources

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Pseudopodia

"False Feet" || used for locomotion and feeling

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Genetic Recombination

Exchange of genetic material between diffetnet organisms. Leads to offspring with a combination of traits different from both parents.

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chlorophyll

Green pigment found in plants

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Cell wall

Found in plants, fungi, and bacteria & provides strength and protection

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Cellulose

What cell walls are made of

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Diatoms

Single celled algae

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Protozoans

Animal like heterotrophic & unicellular organisms) || are classfied by the structure that is used for movement

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Phagocytize

Devour

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Symbiotic

involving interaction between two different organisms living in close physical association.

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Parasitic

living as a parasite.

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Binary Fission

asexual reproduction by a separation of the body into two new bodies