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The protist Amoeba proteus moves by means of its pseudopodia or false feet. Note the nucleus in the center, a spherical contractile vacuole (an organelle which pumps excess of water out of the cell) near the bottom, and many food vacuoles which transport food through the cell. DIC, LM X160.
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