noun, plural par·a·me·ci·a [par-uh-mee-shee-uh, -shuh, -see-uh]. /ˌpær əˈmi ʃi ə, -ʃə, -si ə/.
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Origin of paramecium
Example sentences from the Web for paramecium
The Paramecia, of which there are various species, have always been favourite objects with microscopists.
This was known as conjugation, and is seen among Paramecia and some other species to-day.Taboo and Genetics|Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
In one bottle, containing decaying chara, Paramecia abounded.
The viability of paramecia and euglenae in the digestive tract of cockroaches.The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches|Louis M. Roth
He couldn't remember clearly he was so tired—the rock basin had been literally swarming with paramecia and other forms of life.The Blue Ghost Mystery|Harold Leland Goodwin