Why are protozoans called acellular?
Please provide reason with explanation.

Asked by chandubeats21 | 30th May, 2017, 08:03: AM

Expert Answer:

  • There are two meanings for acellular.
  • One meaning is cell free, for example, viruses and another meanins is a cellular which means single celled.
  • Here we need to consider its meaning as a cellular.
  • Acellular organisms usually do not have a specific shape.
  • Protozoans such as amoeba do not have a fixed shape.
  • Even some organisms such as Paramoecium, Euglena, Vorticellaย change their shape during the movement.

Answered by Hemangi Binny | 30th May, 2017, 10:30: AM