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Ameoba Catching Paramecium
Eric V. Grave
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Amoeba protozoan feeding. Light micrograph showing a single-celled Amoeba sp. (at left) engulfing another protozoan, Paramecium sp. (at lower center). The amoeba has extended a pseudopodium (false foot) to attack its prey. The pseudopodium is formed from the flexible wall of the amoeba cell. The paramecium will be engulfed and digested within a cavity (vacuole) inside the amoeba cell. This form of feeding is known as phagocytosis. Magnification43X.
February 20th, 2013
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