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Protist
Protozoans that are one-celled
A kingdom
Examples: Amoeba, paramecium, euglena
Decomposition
Living things that get their food from breaking down dead chemicals
Protozoans
Animal-like protists that hunt for food; amoeba, paramecium
Autotrophs
Organisms that can make their own food by using sunlight
Heterotrophs
Organisms that cannot make their own food. They need to eat other organisms to obtain food energy
Parasite
An organism that lives off of another organism.
Multicellular
More than one cell
Unicellular
A one-celled organism
Flagella
Whip-like tail that allows protists to move

Example: Euglena
Cilia
Small hairs that allow protist to move'

Example: Paramecium
Monera
Bacteria and cyano-bacteria that is one-celled
A kingdom

Example: E-coli
Fission
Splitting and dividing to reproduce from one cell into two cells
Antibiotics
Medicine that kills bacteria
Pasteurization
The process of heating liquids to kill harmful bacteria
Anaerobic
Bacteria that doesn't need oxygen to grow
Antiseptic
Fights against bacteria
Aerobic
Bacteria that needs oxygen to surive
Agar
Jelly-like material that has food in it. Bacteria grows in this.
False Foot
Cytoplasm that allows protists to move

Example: Amoebas
Algae
Plant-like protists that make their own food.

Example: Volvox, euglena