Type
Crossword
Description

A one-celled organism Unicellular
Animal like protist Protozoans
a short microscopic hairlike vibrating structure found in large numbers on the surface of certain cells, either causing currents in the surrounding fluid, or, in some protozoans and other small organisms, providing propulsion CILIA
A type of protist that’s animal like and move using flagella ZOOFLAGELATES
Mold that feeds on bacteria and other microorganisms SLIME MOLDS
The protist disease of greatest concern on a global scale MALARIA
A unicellular protists that colonize and reproduce in the small intestines of some vertebrates GIARDIA LAMBLIA
when one type of cell lives within another type of cell ENDOSYMBIOSIS
The amount of known protist species TWOHUNDREDTHOUSAND
Has specialized vacuoles that contract to eliminate excess water, a gullet for taking in food, hair-like cilia for moving, and trichocysts that release long fibres used for defence PARAMECIA
Lets algae float towards the surface to absorb more light BLADDERS
A cell containing half the usual complement of chromosomes HAPLOID
A cell containing two copies of each chromosome DIPLOID
diploid organism that produces haploid spores in an alternation of generations life cycle SPOROPHYTE
Protozoan that belongs to the kingdom of protista AMOEBA
Has chloroplasts and can make their own food using photothesis EUGLENA
Contains all cell DNA and is located at the center NUCLEUS

PROTISTS & FUNGI Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

BLUE AND GREEN BACTIERIA PROTIST
EUKARYOTE ( NOT THE ANSWER) PROTOZOA
WHIP LIKE TAILS FLAGELLA
A PSEUDOPODIUM PSEUDOPOD
FOUND IN LINING OF TRACHEA , WIND PIPE CILIA
membrane enclosed cell vacuole with a digestive function FOOD VACUOLE
food goes the cell oral groove
a vacuole in some protozoan that expels liquid on contraction contractile vacuole
only female anopheles mosquitos malaria
an organelle unique to plant cells that contains chlorophyll chloroplast
a thin skin or membrane pellicle
stigma eyespot
mushroom or mold fungi
thread like filaments hyphae
a sexual reproduction spores
containing spores like a mushroom fruiting body
a colored patch growing on a tree or tree branch lichen
an organism that is consisting of a cell eukaryote
consist of a singular cell unicellular
consists of many cells multicellular
an organism that is able to form nutritional organic substances from simple inorganic substances such as carbon dioxide. autotrouph
an organism deriving its nutritional requirements from complex organic substances. heterotroph
fleas on your dog parasitism
symbiosis that is beneficial to both organisms involved. mutualism

Protist Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A whip-like structure that propels the euglena Flagellum
A type of organism that doesn't make its own food Heterotroph
The volvox is this only ___________ protist organism Multicellular
Tiny hair projections on the Paramecium Cilia
'False Foot' Pseudopod
It has many flagella Volvox
The opposite of #2 Autotroph
An organism made up of one cell Unicellular
It can be a deadly brain eating protist Amoeba
Also known as a protozoan Protist
An protist that is autotrophic and heterotrophic Euglena

Protists Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an organism that oozes out its spores slime mold
an organism that lives in a host parasite
the opposite of prokaryotic eukaryotic
an organism that preforms task at day and night euglena
an organism that eats consumer
a long tail flagella
short tiny hairs cilia
a vacuole that gets rid of excess liquid contractile vacuole
an organism that makes its own food producer
false feet pseudopod
an organism that breaks down material decomposer
a kingdom of eukaryotic organisms protists
a single-celled microscopic animal; amoeba flagellate ciliate protozoan
a parasitic organism that lives in water water mold
a single-celled organism that catches food with pseudopod amoeba

Chapter 19 Crossword

Type
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Description

The kingdom most diverse of all six kingdoms Protists
Protists are ______ Eukaryotes
The animal-like protists are all unicellular heterotrophs known as _____ Protozoans
Protists can be grouped into three types - animal-like, fungi, _____ Plantlike
The kingdom _____ is the most diverse of all six kingdoms. Protista
Protists can be grouped into three general types- animal- like, _________, and fungi Plant-like
Amoebas move and change their body shape by forming extensions of their plasma membranes called ________ Pseudopodia
amoebas use _________________ ___________ to pump out excess water from their cytoplasm Contractile vacuoles
most amoebas reproduce by __________ ____________ in which a parent produces one or more identical offspring by dividing into two cells. Binary fission
one group of protozoans are called _________ because they move by whipping one of more flagella from side to side Flagellate
a paramecium moves by beating thousands of hairlike _________ cilia
when food supplies are low, paramecia may reproduce by undergoing a form of ____________ conjugation
parasitic protozoans called __________ live inside their hosts and may reproduce by means of a spore sporozoans
malaria is caused by protozoans of the genus_________ Plasmodium
the insect that is responsible for transmitting malaria-causing protozoans to humans is the _________ Mosquito
without sexual feeling or association asexual
if a protist contains chlorophyll it will obtain food by ____________ Photosynthesis
cilia are ____________ structures hair-like
euglena Move using _________ flagellum
Paramecium move using ____________ cilia

Kingdom Protist (a) and Animallike Protists Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The meaning in greek The very first
When did they first appear on earth? 1.5 billion years ago
What domain they belong to? eukarya
Are single-celled eukaryotes that share some traits with animals. Protozoa
Cell type? Eukaryote
A single-celled animal that catches food and moves about by extending finger like projections of protoplasm. Amoeba
Single-celled consumers. Animal like protists
Animal like protists are? heterotrophs
Eukaryotic organisms that cannot be classified as a plant, animal, or fungus. protists
The largest and most inclusive taxonomic categories. kingdom
A short, microscopic, hairlike vibrating structure. Cilium
Protists that produce spores, such as the toxoplasma. Sporozoans
A cell or organism with one or more whip-like organelles Flagellate
Where did the first protists come from? Lynn Margulis
Are generally able to absorb food through their cell membranes. zooflagellates
The number of cells in a protist? most unicellular

Protists & Fungi Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

organism that obtains its energy from abiotic sources, such as sunlight or inorganic chemicals Autotroph
short hairlike structures that cover some or all of the cell surface and help the organism swim and capture food. cilia
whiplike structure outside of a cell that is used for movement. flagella
spore-producing structure of a fungus that grows above ground. fruiting body
a vacuole in some protozoans that expels excess liquid on contraction. contractile vacuole
a plastid that contains chlorophyll and in which photosynthesis takes place. chloroplast
heavily pigmented region in certain one-celled organisms that apparently functions in light reception eyespot
Any of the single-celled or multicellular organisms whose cell contains a distinct, membrane-bound nucleus. eukaryote
a vacuole with a digestive function in the protoplasm of a protozoan. foodvacuole
each of the branching filaments that make up the mycelium of a fungus. hyphae
organism that obtains its energy and nutrients by consuming other organisms heterotroph
fungus that grows symbiotically with algae, resulting in a composite organism that grows on rocks or tree trunks. lichen
ecological relationship between two species in which each species gets a benefit from the interaction. mutualism
having or consisting of many cells. multicellular
an intermittent and remittent fever caused by a protozoan parasite that invades the red blood cells. The parasite is transmitted by mosquitoes in many tropical and subtropical regions. malaria
A ciliated channel found in certain protozoa and aquatic invertebrates down which food is directed into the mouth. oralgroove
eukaryote that is not an animal, plant, or fungus. protist
animal-like protist. protozoa
temporary extension of cytoplasm and plasma membrane that helps protozoa move and feed. pseudoped
a thin skin, cuticle, membrane, or film. pellicle
ecological relationship in which one organism ben- efits by harming another organism. parasitism
a minute, typically one-celled, reproductive unit capable of giving rise to a new individual without sexual fusion, characteristic of lower plants, fungi, and protozoans. spores
characterized by the formation or presence of a single cell or cells. unicellular
any of a group of unicellular, multicellular, or syncytial spore-producing organisms feeding on organic matter, including molds, yeast, mushrooms, and toadstools. fungi

6 Kingdoms of Life Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A cell with no nucleus. Prokaryote
A cell with a nucleus. Eukaryote
Single celled organism. Unicellular
Multiple, or many celled organism. Multicellular
Makes its own food (AKA Producer) Autotroph
Gets its food by feeding on other organisms (AKA consumer) Heterotroph
One parent needed to produce offspring. Asexual
Two parents needed to produce offspring. Sexual
The organism cannot move. Nonmotile
The organism can move. Motile
Prokaryote, unicellular, autotroph and heterotroph, asexual reproduction. Eubacteria
Prokaryote, unicellular, autotroph and heterotroph, asexual reproduction. Archaebacteria
Eukaryote, uni- and multicellular, autotroph and heterotroph, asexual and sexual reproduction. Protists
Type of Protist which changes the shape of their body into pseudopods (foot-like structures). Amoeba
Cilia help this Protist move, capture food and sense their external environment. Paramecium
This Protist moves through the use of a flagellum. Euglena
Eukaryote, multicellular, heterotroph, asexual and sexual reproduction. Fungi
All Fungi reproduce asexually by producing __________. Spores
Eukaryote, multicellular, autotroph, asexual or sexual reproduction. Plants
Eukaryote, multicellular, heterotroph, sexual reproduction. Animals

Mitosis and Meiosis Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The mitotic stage that follows metaphase; duplicated chromosomes separate at the centromere and migrate toward the mitotic centers. Anaphase
Reproduction involving only one parent Asexual reproduction
The part of a chromosome where the chromatids join together. Centromere
In animal cells, a cytoplasmic organelle that organizes the mitotic spindle fibers during cell reproduction. Centriole
One of the two strands that make up chromosomes seen in prophase and metaphase that have duplicated their DNA during interphase. Chromatid
An exchange of chromosomal material between homologous pairs that occurs during prophase 1 of meiosis. Crossing Over
Having two of each chromosome. Diploid
The only cells that undergo meiosis. Germ Cells
The actual number of different types of chromosomes a cell possesses. Haploid
The phase most cells spend 95% of their time in. Interphase
How sperm and egg cells are created. Meiosis
The stage of mitosis where duplicated chromosomes line up along the center of the mitotic spindle. Metaphase
The first stage of mitosis when the nuclear membrane is absorbed into the cell. Prophase
Body cells. Somatic
The last stage of mitosis when the chromosomes separate and the nuclear membrane reforms. Telophase
Microtubules visible during cell division that are involved in separating chromosomes. Spindle Fibers
The mitotic process that results int he formation of sperm cells. Spermatogenesis
The mitotic process that results in the formation of egg cells. Oogenesis
Cytoplasmic division that follows the division of the nucleus. Cytokinesis
One egg cell. Ovum

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AMOEBA

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