What is Amoeba?
Amoeba is a microscopic single celled organism found in Pond water.
- It has no fixed shape. It constantly changes its shape and position .
- It has a cell membrane, dense nucleus and many bubbled shaped vacuoles in its cytoplasm.
What are Pseudopodia?
Amoeba has finger-like projections which are called Pseudopodia or False feet .
When amoeba senses food, it pushes out pseudopodia around the food particle and engulfs it .
What is a Food Vacuole?
The food engulfed by pseudopodia becomes trapped in a food vacuole .
A food vacuole is a bubble of water containing the food particle captured by Amoeba.