Terminology and nomenclature of protist cell surface structures

H. R. Preisig, O. R. Anderson, J. O. Corliss, Moestrup, Martha J. Powell, R. W. Roberson, R. Wetherbee

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The use of a precise terminology is important to the unambiguous exchange of information in the multidisciplinary area of protistology. In this paper we attempt to establish clear definitions, give illustrations, and comment on the different terms used for cell surface structures of protists and related organisms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-28
Number of pages28
Issue number1-4
StatePublished - Mar 1994


  • Algae
  • Cell surface structures
  • Fungi
  • Nomenclature
  • Protists
  • Protozoa
  • Terminology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Plant Science
  • Cell Biology


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