Flashcards in Protozoa Deck (22):
characteristics of protozoa
microscopic in size
a single cell may contain more than one nucleus
how are protozoa classified?
mode of locomotion
what are the locomotion organelles
pseudopodia= "false feet"fun
what is the functional unit of protozoanontogeny (development) for protozoa
form which feeds and grows
result of mergony that results within a host cell
form which divides rapidly
form which divides slowly
what kind of reproduction do protozoa have?
sexual and asexual (fission)
what are the two kinds of asexual reproduction
what is binary fission?
one individual parent divides into two daughter cells
what is multiple fission
the nucleus and other organelles divide repeated leading to a large number of daughter cells
what is sexual reproduction
haploidy cells resulting from meiosis. followed by union of two cells
oocysts go through a process called ____ to become _____
sporulation, sporulated oocyst
what is the resting stage of the protozoa?
why does an oocyst become a cyst?
adverse environmental conditions- ex. food deficiency, dessication
a return of favorable conditions and release of cyst
how do the parasites of phylum Sarcomastigophora move?
pseudopodia and/ or flagella
how do the parasites of phylum ciliophora move?
how do the parasites of phylum Apicomplexa move
gliding- no locomotion agent