Ex. 6 Protozoans

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Kingdom – Protista
Single celled Eukaryotic organisms
No cell wall
Mostly motile
Chemoheterotrophs (obtain energy and carbon
from organic matter)
phagocytosis
 pinocytosis
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2 Life Forms
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1. Trophozoite
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Free living, motile, feeding form
2. Cyst
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Dormant resistant form – found during periods of
environmental stress
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1. Sarcodina
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2. Mastogophora
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3. Ciliata
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4. Sporozoa
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Amoeboid motion
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Flagella
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Cilia
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Non-motile in mature
stage
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1. Stentor
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King of the ciliates
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1. Entamoeba histolytica
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2. Giardia lamblia
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3. Trichomonas vaginalis
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4. Trypanosoma gambiensa
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5. Plasmodium vivax
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Amoebic Dysentary
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Giardiasis
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Water-borne diarrhea
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Vaginitis
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Trypanosomiasis
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African Sleeping Sickness
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Malaria

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