Chapter 28 Key Terms 2

Chapter 28 Key Terms 2 - primarily by the resident...

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and some have a plantlike body (thallus). cellular slime mold - A type of protist that has unicellular amoeboid cells and aggregated reproductive bodies in its life cycle. chromalveolata - One of five supergroups of eukaryotes proposed in a current hypothesis of the evolutionary history of eukaryotes. Chromalveolates may have originated by secondary endosymbiosis and include two large protist clades, the alveolates and the stramenopiles. See also Excavata, Rhizaria, Archaeplastida, and Unikonta. ciliate - (sil´-e-it) A type of protist that moves by means of cilia. coral reef - Typically a warm-water, tropical ecosystem dominated by the hard skeletal structures secreted
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Unformatted text preview: primarily by the resident cnidarians. Some reefs also exist in cold, deep waters. cytoplasmic streaming- A circular flow of cytoplasm, involving myosin and actin filaments, that speeds the distribution of materials within cells. diatom- (di-uh-tom) A unicellular photosynthetic alga with a unique glassy cell wall containing silica. dinoflagellate- (di-no-flaj-uh-let) Member of a group of mostly unicellular photosynthetic algae with two flagella situated in perpendicular grooves in cellulose plates covering the cell. diplomonad- A protist that has modified mitochondria, two equal-sized nuclei, and multiple flagella....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course BIO V23.0012 taught by Professor Borowsky during the Spring '10 term at NYU.

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