Chapter 28 Key Terms 5

Chapter 28 Key Terms 5 - reduction reaction...

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unicellular, though some are colonial or multicellular. pseudopodium - (su´-do-po´-de-um) (plural, pseudopodia) A cellular extension of amoeboid cells used in moving and feeding. radiolarian - A protist, usually marine, with a shell generally made of silica and pseudopodia that radiate from the central body. red alga - A photosynthetic protist, named for its color, which results from a red pigment that masks the green of chlorophyll. Most red algae are multicellular and marine. redox reaction - (re´-doks) A chemical reaction involving the complete or partial transfer of one or more electrons from one reactant to another; short for oxidation-
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Unformatted text preview: reduction reaction. rhizaria- (ri-za'-re-uh) One of five supergroups of eukaryotes proposed in a current hypothesis of the evolutionary history of eukaryotes; a morphologically diverse protist clade that is defined by DNA similarities. See also Excavata, Chromalveolata, Archaeplastida, and Unikonta. secondary endosymbiosis- A process in eukaryotic evolution in which a heterotrophic eukaryotic cell engulfed a photosynthetic eukaryotic cell, which survived in a symbiotic relationship inside the heterotrophic cell. stipe- A stemlike structure of a seaweed. stramenopile- A protist in which a “hairy” flagellum (one...
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