Caption: Dileptus, a large protozoan approximately 500 microns long, swims past camera, its contractile vacuoles and cilia clearly visible. Cilia are used in locomotion and contractile vacuoles are used to control the amount of water within the cell and to keep it from bursting. Recorded under Nomarski DIC illumination.

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Keywords: animal-like, animallike, cell, cells, cilia, contractile vacuole, dileptus, dileptus anser ciliate protozoa, freshwater, micro, microorganism, neck, organism, pond, protist, protozoa, single, unicelluar

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Dileptus anser ciliate protozoa

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