How does an amoeba consume food?


How does an amoeba consume food?


An amoeba is a unicellular living organism which lives in an aquatic environment. There are many different types of amoebae, most of which are microscopic, but some of which, like the Amoeba proteus, can be seen with the unaided eye.

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An amoeba uses a 'pseudopod' to consume food. The word 'psuedopod' translates as 'false foot.' It is an extension of the amoeba's single cell, sort...

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Amoeba Facts: Lesson for Kids


Chapter 2 / Lesson 52

Amoebas are some of the smallest organisms, being made of only a single cell. Learn about these microscopic creatures to understand how they move, eat, and reproduce.

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