Kingdom Protista. Biology. What does the word Protista mean?. The word protista means “the very first”. General Characteristics of Protists. Most protists are: Microscopic Unicellular (some are multicellular ) Eukaryotic. Habitat – where do they live?. Protists can live in:
Protists can live in:
Protists can be:
sexually using conjugation.
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