Credit: PETER MATULAVICH/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Several species of protozoa inhabiting the gut of a termite. These single-celled organisms help the termite digest cellulose in the wood it eats in what is considered one of nature's classic example of symbiosis. Recorded under Nomarski DIC illumination with a horizontal field of view of approximately 800 microns.

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Keywords: biology, cellulose, cilia, ciliate, ciliated, ciliophora, close up, d.i.c, dic, differential interference contrast, eastern subterranean, eating, eukaryotic, feeding, flagella, flagellate, flagellum, freshwater organisms, invertebrate, micro organisms, microbes, microbiology, microscope, microscopic, nomarski, one cell, one-celled, protist, protista, protozoa, reticuliterme flavipes, single cell, single-cell, stentor, swimming, symbiont, symbiosis, symbiotic, termite, zoology

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Protozoa in termite gut

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