Phylum Protozoa, Subphylum Sarcodina

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Sarcodina is a superclass of the phylum Protozoa, members of which are known as Sarcodine. These have streaming cytoplasm and use pseudopodia in locomotion and feeding. What else do you know about them? Let’s take a look.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Subphylum SarcodinaThese protozoa are characterized by possessing _______ for locomotion and capturing ___.
  • 2. 
    Subphylum SarcodinaOrder amoebidaCommon genus of amoebida is ___
  • 3. 
    Subphylum Sarcodina Order amoebidaEntamoeba is found in the ___ _____ of vertebrates
  • 4. 
    Subphylum Sarcodina Order amoebidaThe two important species are Entamoeba are E.____ and E._____ which are parasites of ____ and other primates although ____ may occasionally be infected
  • 5. 
    Subphylum Sarcodina Order amoebidaonly E. histolytica is capable of invading the ___ and of affecting other organs via the circulatory system, particularly the ___ and also less commonly the ____ and brain
  • 6. 
    Subphylum Sarcodina Order amoebidaMucosal invasion from E. hystolytica gives rise to the characteristic bloody ___ of _____ which can be life threatening if not treated
  • 7. 
    Subphylum Sarcodina Order amoebidaEntamoeba's lifecycle is ___ (direct or indirect)
  • 8. 
    Subphylum Sarcodina Order amoebida transmission of Entamoeba is by ____ of cysts
  • 9. 
    Subphylum Sarcodina Order amoebida As with Giardia, cysts are capable of surviving in _____ _______ for extended periods but are susceptible to ___ temperatures and desiccation
  • 10. 
    Subphylum Sarcodina Order amoebidaTransmission is usually by ___ faecal-___ transmission, via contaminated ___, or coprophagous ___ which can act as mechanical ___.
  • 11. 
    Subphylum Sarcodina Order amoebida It is important to catch E. histolytica early before stages reach ____ _____.
  • 12. 
    Subphylum Sarcodina Order amoebidathe more scientific name for the "brain eating amoeba" is _____ (to Genus level)
  • 13. 
    Subphylum Sarcodina Order amoebidaInfection of Naegleria is contracted through the ___ cavity
  • 14. 
    Subphylum Sarcodina Order amoebidaNaegleria reaches the brain through the nasal cavity via the ____ nerve
  • 15. 
    Subphylum Sarcodina Order amoebidatrue or falseonce Naegleria reaches the brain tissue and multiplies, this disease is fatal?
  • 16. 
    Subphylum Sarcodina Order amoebidatrue or falseNaegleria infections can be transmitted from one person to the next?
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