The introductory textbook "Protozoology" deals with one of the five kingdoms of living organisms: the Protista. The text is intended to be used by upper division college students & graduates who are enrolled in protozoa. It also can be used as reference text which outlines this group for researchers, instructors, or authors of textbooks directed at a more general audience.
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Cellular Organization of Protozoa
Evolution and Taxonomy
System of Protozoa
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activity adapted algae amoebae amoeboid apical Apicomplexa bacteria basal bodies brane cell body cell division cell surface cellular chromosomes chrysomonads cili ciliary ciliates ciliature Ciliophora cilium cleus complex contractile vacuole cortex cortical courtesy cycle cysts cytoplasm cytostome daughter cells digestion dikinetids dinoﬂagellates encyst endoplasmic eukaryotic Euplotes Examples extracellular extrusomes filament ﬁlamentous ﬁrst ﬁssion flagella flagellates flagellum food vacuole foraminifers formation free-living freshwater gametes gamonts ganisms genera genes habitats haploid Hausmann heterotrophic host hypotrich ingested kinetids kinetosomes live lorica macronucleus Magn mastigonemes mating type mecium membranelles merozoites metazoa micro microtubules mitochondria mitosis molecular morphological motile Myxozoa normally nuclear envelope nuclei occur oral apparatus organelles organisms Paramecium parasites peritrich Phylum plasma membrane posterior protein protozoa pseudopodia region sessile sexual somatic species speciﬁc spindle spores sporozoites stages stalk structures Suctoria swimming taxa taxon telomeres Tetrahymena tion trichocysts tubules unicellular vesicles