Unformatted text preview: hardened shell containing calcium carbonate and extends pseudopodia through pores in the shell. golden alga- A biflagellated, photosynthetic protist named for its color, which results from its yellow and brown carotenoids. heteromorphic- (het´-er-o-mor´-fik) Referring to a condition in the life cycle of plants and certain algae in which the sporophyte and gametophyte generations differ in morphology. holdfast- A rootlike structure that anchors a seaweed. isomorphic- Referring to alternating generations in plants and certain algae in which the sporophytes and gametophytes look alike, although they differ in chromosome number....
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- euglena, certain algae, Holdfast, photosynthetic protist, unique cytoskeletal features