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Protists

Eukaryotes that cannot be classified as animals, plants, or fungi.

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Protozoan

Animal like protists

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Pseudopod

Temporary bulges of of the cell

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Cilia

Beat with a wave like motion

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Contractile vacuoles

A structure that collects and expels excess water from the cell

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Algae

Plant like protists

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Pigments

Chemicals that produce color

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Spore

A tiny organism that is able to grow into a new organism

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Euglenoids

Green unicellular algae that are found in fresh water.

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Dinoflagellates

Unicellular algae surrounded by stiff plates that look like a unit of armor

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Diatoms

Unicellular protists with beautiful glasslike cell walls

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Red algae

Multicellular seaweeds

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Brown algae

Many of the organisms commonly called seaweed