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Phagocytosis
The INGESTION of solids by eukaryotic cells
Sporulation
The PROCESS of spore and endospore formation
Osmosis
Movement of Solvent molecules across a selectively permeable membrane from an area of lower to a higher.
Endospore
A resting structure formed inside some bacteria
Solute
A substance dissolved in another substance
Solvent
A dissolving medium
Binary Fission
Prokaryotic cell reproduction by division into two daughter cells
Mitosis
Eukaryotic cell replication process in which the chromosomes are duplicated; followed by division of the cytoplasm of the cell
Coccus
Spherical or berries
Bacillus
Rod shaped, little staffs
Spiral
:CORKSCREW
-Spirochete
-Vibrio
-Spirillium
Pleomorphic
Will change shapes
Bacillus
singular
MOST common
Bacilli
very UNCOMMON
2 or more bacillus
Vacuoles
Space or cavity within cytoplasm. Temp. Storage, metabolic waste. Helps bring food into cell during endocytosis.