EBio- Ch. 28 Vocab

EBio- Ch. 28 Vocab - Chapter 28: Protists Protist An...

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Protist An informal term applied to any eukaryote that is not a plant, animal, or fungus. Most protests are unicellular, though some are colonial or multicellular. Mixotroph An organism that is capable of both photosynthesis and heterotrophy. Secondary Endosymbiosis A process in eukaryote evolution in which a heterotrophic eukaryotic cell engulfed a photosynthetic eukaryote cell, which survived in a symbiotic relationship inside the heterotrophic cell. Diplomonad A protist that has modified mitochondria, two equal-sized nuclei, and multiple flagella. Parabasalid A protist such as a trichomonad with modified mitochondria. Kinetoplastid A protist, such as Trypanosoma, which has a single large mitochondrion that houses extranuclear DNA. Euglenid A protist, such as Euglena or its relatives, characterized by an anterior pocket, or chamber, from which one or two flagella emerge. Dinoflagellate
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course EBIO 1220 taught by Professor Demig-addams during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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EBio- Ch. 28 Vocab - Chapter 28: Protists Protist An...

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