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A protist is an organism in the Kingdom Protista. Protists belong to a very large, diverse group of organisms that are all eukaryotic, and most are unicellular. Examples of protists include red algae, amoeba and slime mo... More »

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Protists belong to the Kingdom Protista, which consists mostly of unicellular organisms that don't fit into other kingdoms. Protists can either be heterotrophic or autotrophic. Most of them live in water, while some live... More »

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Protists are members of the Protista kingdom. The three main classifications or protist phyla are protozoa, algae and slime mold. These protist types also generate movement in different ways, such as through cilia, flage... More »

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