Why do amoebas change shape?


Why do amoebas change shape?

Common Protozoans:

Amoebas are one-celled organisms, or protozoans, that are eukaryotic, or having a nucleus in which there is genetic material, or DNA. You cannot see amoebas in everyday life because they are of microscopic size. However, they're found nearly everywhere.

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Amoebas change shape because they are one-celled animals that usually lack any kind of outer shell or exoskeleton. Instead, they move via their...

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Pseudopods: Definition & Function


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Learn what is pseudopodia, how it is defined, and how it functions in protozoans for movement and feeding. Also learn about the different shapes of pseudopods.

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