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1

Protist are mostly_______eukaryotic organisms that live in_______enviroments.

unicellular
aquatic

2

Colonies

loosely connected groups of cells

3

Coenocytes

multinucleate masses of cytoplasm

4

Multicellular protist have _____body forms with ___specialized tissues

simple
no

5

What are three different ways protist move

pseudopodia
flagela
cilia
some are nonmotile

6

Pseudopodia are_____ extensions

cytoplasmic

7

Cilia

short, hairlike organelles

8

Protist obtain nutrients either_____ or______

autotrophically
hterotrophically

9

Plankton

floating organisms that inhabit surface waters and are the base of the food chain in aquatic enviroments

10

______protist live in body fluids of host

Parasitic

11

_______protist are restricted to damp enviroments

Terrestrial

12

Some protist reproduce sexually and asexually while other protist only reproduce______.

assexually

13

What does serial endosymbiosis state?

mitochondria and chloroplast arose from symbiotic relationships between larger cells and smaller prokaryotes

14

Ribosomal RNA data "suggest" ancient purple bacteria was _____of micochondria.

ancestors

15

Relationships among protist is determined by there________

ultrastructure

16

What are the 8 clades of the monophyletic groups?

excovates
discicristates
Alveolates
Heterokonts
plants
Cercozoa
Amoebozoa
Opisthokonts

17

Zooflagellates are mostly unicellular______

heterotrophs

18

How do zooflagellates move?

flagella