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Unformatted text preview: would be prokaryotic. The shape of the cell should be taken into account also because prokaryotic cells have specific shapes, such as bacilli, cocci, and spirilla. Furthermore, the extracellular structures could be considered when determining the type of cell. For prokaryotic cells, structures such as pili and flagella give it a unique appearance. It is important to remember, though, that some eukaryotic cells have flagella or similar structures called cilia so this may not be the best way to distinguish between these two types of cells....
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This document was uploaded on 11/02/2011 for the course BIO 117 at Rollins.
- Fall '11