Budding is a method of asexual reproduction that results in two daughter cells that are ____ in size.
Protozoans are termed ingestive ____ because they obtain energy and carbon compounds from food they "eat".
____ ____ is an asexual method of reproduction that results in two equal-sized daughter cells.
Entamoeba histolytica infections can lead to _____ (extreme explosive diarrhea containing blood, pus and mucus)
Red algae contain chlorophyll a and two accessory pigments called phycobilins (one reddish and one bluish); this relates them to the _____.
The ____ is the flagella-bearing groove of the dinoflagellant cell wall that is perpendicular to the annulus groove.
The _____ nucleus of Paramecium controls conjugation.
The tsetse fly is the vector for Trypanosoma brucei, which causes ____ ____ sickness.
I am the only ciliated protozoan parasite of man; I can survive in the environment as a cyst and then hatch into a trophozoite once I'm inside my human host. My genus is _____.
Dinoflagellants, euglenoids, and diatoms are all ____ algae that form the base of aquatic food chains/webs; they are also referred to as phytoplankton.
I'm actually a spherical colony of photosynthetic flagellated cells and I roll around in the water like a ball. I was Antonie can Leeuwenhoek's favorite "wee beast." My genus is ____.
Daughter cells following binary fission are ____ in size.
Amoeba travels and feeds by means of projecting bulges called _____.
Numerous fine _____ in the silica cell walls of diatoms make diatomaceous earth an excellent filter.
The economically important substance harvested from the cell walls of brown algae is called ____.
The term ___ refers to a cell (like an egg or sperm) with one set of unpaired chromosomes.
I'm a single celled freshwater alga. I can swim with my anterior flagellum or scrunch along on the bottom because of my flexible pellicle. I have a stigma so I can exhibit positive phototaxis. My genus is _____.
Sexual reproduction is beneficial during ____ environmental conditions.
Trichonympha produces the enzyme cellulase to digest the ____ ingested by its termite host.
I am a cousin of the freshwater Amoeba, but I'm a pathogen and I cause a serious type of dysentery. My genus is ____.
Asexual reproduction occurs in great environments with only ____ parent, resulting in little or no genetic diversity.
Sexual reproduction requires ____ parents and results in more genetic diversity, especially in harsh environment.
Many kelp have a stalk-like ____ that connects their holdfasts to their blade.
Red algae live in ___ marine waters because they an absorb the most penetrating wavelengths of light.
One way baby termites can obtain their gut protozoans is to perform a little dance asking to drink the ____ ___ of an adult termite.
A flexible protein layer under the cell membrane of Euglena is called the _____.
A ____ is a male gamete.
A sexual reproduction is beneficial during _____ environment condition.
Volvox produces ____ ____ inside the parent colony.
I am flagellated protozoan parasite of the vagina and urethra, so I am transmitted by sexual activity; I cause an infection called Trichomoniasis. My genus is _____.
I am the flagellated protozoan that causes African sleeping sickness. My genus is ____.
A diploid cell contains _____ sets of paired chromosomes.
Syngamy (fertilization) refers to the union of special sex cells, such as sperm and egg, to form a _____.
____ is the study of algae.
I am the pathogenic protozoan that causes malaria. My genus is _____.
Red algae contain chlorophyll a and two accessory pigments called _____ (one reddish and one bluish); this relates them to the cyanobacteria.
A diploid cell contains two sets of ____ chromosomes.
______ (fertilization) refers to the union of special sex cells, such as sperm and egg, to form a zygote.
The ____ fly is the vector for Trypanosomabrucei, which causes African sleeping sickness.
I am a flagellated protozoan parasite that you ingest if you drink water in nature without boiling it; I cause severe intestinal distress. My genus is ____.
Binary fission and budding both begin with ____ (also called karyokinesis).
Termites are wood chewing insects that need gut symbionts to digest the ____ in their diet.
____ ____ are colorful "amoeba-like" protists with a large, coenocytic cell that crawls along on rotting logs.
A female ____ mosquito is the vector of Plasmodium vivax, which causes malaria.
I am the largest and most common flagellated termite gut symbiont. My genus is ____.
____ are special reproductive cells with one set of unpaired chromosomes; eggs and sperm are examples.
Protozoology is the study of unicellular, "animal-like" protists called _____.
___ algae are the source of agar.
Each cell of a Volvox colony have ____ flagella for locomotion.
Elongated diatoms typically live in a ____ habitat.
Multiple fission is also known as _____.
Volvox is a colonial green alga that rolls around by means of _____.
___ refers to Extreme Explosive diarrhea containing blood, pus, and mucus; caused by an Entamoeba histolytica infection.
_____ are the infectious stage of sporozoans such as the malarial parasite, Plasmodium vivax.
A primitive form of sexual union between independent cells is called _____.
I am a large ciliated freshwater protozoan with an oral groove: I also have both a micronucleus and a macronucleus. My genus is ____.
A ____ _____ indicates a freshwater habitat; used for osmoregulation (water balance) in cells without a protective cell wall.
_____ gametocytes mature into female gametes in the female Anopheles mosquito's stomach.
Trichonympha produces the enzyme ____ to digest the cellulose ingested by its host.
____ is the study of protozoans.
At the (temporary) ____ end of Amoeba sol changes to gel.
A ____ ____ occurs when dinoflagellates overpopulate their waters and their neurotoxins become concentrated.
In the malaria life cycle, human are the ____ host.
The term ___ refers to the mature, feeding stage of a parasitic protozoan that emerges from the cyst.
____ are wood chewing insects that ned mutualistic gut symionts to digest the cellulose in their diet.
Dinoflagellants, euglenoids, and diatoms are all unicellular algae that form the base of aquatic food chains/webs; they are also referred to as .
The two halves of the diatom cell wall fit together like a ____ dish.
___ algae inhabit shallow marine waters and include the giant kelp.
Eggs and sperm are both sex cells called _____.
____ gametocytes mature into male gametes in the female Anopheles mosquito's stomach.
Diatoms are unicellular freshwater and marine algae with overlapping ____ (glass) cell walls. Sediment deposits of their cell walls are knob as diatomaceous earth.
A haploid cell contains one set of ____ chromosomes.
Brown algae inhabit ____ marine waters, and include the giant kelp.
A contractile vacuole indicates a freshwater habitat; used for _____ in cells without protective cell wall.
____ reproduction produces offspring with lots of genetic variation.
____ ____ is a form of asexual reproduction that results in equal sized daughter cells.
Plasmodium vivax undergoes schizogony in ____ for 10-14 days following injection into a new human.
Paramecium swims by means of _____.
At the (temporary) ___ end of Amoeba gel changes to sol.
Methods of ____ among protozoans include pseudopodia, flagella and cilia.
During the liver stage of malaria, the parasites reproduce asexually by ______ (also called multiple fission).
_____ released by dinoflagellates cause red tides, and can cause paralytic shellfish poisoning if ingested.
The ____ and sulcus are flagella-bearing grooves in the dinoflagellate cell wall.
Protozoans are referred to as "____ -like" protists.
____ reproduction occurs in great environments with only one parent, resulting in little or no genetic diversity; binary fission, budding and schizogony are all examples.
The reddish-orange structure that detects light in Euglena is called the ____.
The ____ is the expanded, leaf-like portion of kelp.
The term ____ refers to having two sets of paired chromosomes.
The large, leaf-like blades of kelp float near the water surface by means of many tiny ___ ____.
Schizogony begins with many mitoses followed by ____ cytokinesis.
Volvox is an example of ____ algae.
Amoeba uses its pseudopodia to engulf food particles; this process is called _____.
____ are unicellular freshwater and marine algae with overlapping silica cell walls.
____ is a sexual form of reproduction where two independent cells fuse together.
The saliva of blood sucking vectors contains anti-blood clotting compounds called _____.
The ____ ____ of Paramecium is the entrance for food particles.
Most euglenoids live in a ____ habitat.
The environmental form of protozoan parasites such as Entamoeba histolytica is called a _____.
____ endoplasm of Amoeba flows forward and gels at the anterior end.
Each cell of a Volvox colony has two ____ for locomotion.
The presence of a contractile vacuole indicates a ____ environment.
I am a common pond water protozoan that crawls and feeds by means of pseudopodia; I am very much like the white blood cells in your own body! My genus is ____.
Round, Square, and triangular diatoms are typically _____ in habitat.
The malaria parasite reproduces by multiple fission, or _____, in two day cycles in the red blood cells.
The ____ nucleus of Paramecium controls metabolism and binary fission.
____ is the microbiologically important substance harvested from the cell walls of red algae.
Just like animals, protozoans "eat" food and then digest it, so they are termed _____ chemoheterotrophs.
Population explosions of unicellular algae called ____ result in red tides.
Diatoms are unicellular freshwater and marine algae with overlapping silica cell walls. Sediment deposits of these cells walls are known as ____ earth.
Neurotoxing released by dinoflagellates during red tides are concentrated by filter feeders (such as oysters) and can cause ____ ____ poisoning in humans if ingested.
The term haploid refers to a cell having ____ set of impaired chromosomes.
A female Anopheles mosquito is then vector of Plasmodium vivax, which causes _____.
____ is a form of asexual reproduction result ing in daughter cells of different sizes.
One way baby termites can obtain their gut protozoans is by ____ (eating fresh fever of an adult termite, still swarming with the protozoans).
_____ is a special form of schizogony where infectious sporozoites are produced.
Phycology is the study of algae, the "_____-like" protists.
____ is the term for microscopic "animal-like" aquatic organisms.
Sol endoplasm of Amoeba flows forward and then turns to ___ at the anterior end.
The ____ of Amoeba is capable of physical changes from gel ↔ sol.
Large brown algae are collectively called ____.
Algae are termed ____ because they obtain energy from sunlight and from carbon compounds from CO2.
Slime molds are large _____ cells.
In the malaria life cycle, the female Anopheles mosquito is the ___ host because that is where sexual reproduction occurs.
____ are "root-like" attachment structures of kelp.
The malarial parasite undergoes schizogony in ____ during crisis stage of the disease.
____ is the firm,clear, outer cytoplasm of Amoeba.
Numerous ____ give Euglena its green appearance.
An ____ is a female gamete.
Trypanosoma, Trichonympha, Fiardia, & Trichomonas are all protozoans with _____ for locomotion.
The ____ are protozoans that are all parasitic; Plasmodium vivax is an example.
The symbiotic relationship between a termite and its gut protozoans is an example of _____.
The smaller daughter cell produced by budding is called the ______.
Slime molds travel by means of _____ (cytoplasmic streaming).
The tsetse fly is the _____ for African sleeping sickness; a female Anopheles mosquito is the ____ of malaria.
Diatomaceous earth makes a fine ____ in toothpaste and silver polish.
Phycology is the study of _____, the "plant-like" protists.