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Protist

Any of numerous eukaryotic organisms that are not fungi, plants, or animals

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Heterotroph

A heterotroph is an organism that cannot fix carbon from inorganic sources but uses organic carbon for growth

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Eukaryote

A eukaryote is any organism whose cells contain a nucleus and other organelles enclosed within membranes.

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Decomposer

an organism, especially a soil bacterium, fungus, or invertebrate, that decomposes organic materi

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Parasite

an organism that lives in or on another organism (its host) and benefits by deriving nutrients at the host's expense.

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Host

an organism that harbors a parasitic, a mutual, or a commensal symbiont, typically providing nourishment and shelter.