Paramecium
(= Paramoecium)
Genus of ciliate protozoans. The "slipper animalcule" is cigar-shaped, covered in rows of cilia and about 250 m m long. Free-swimming, common in freshwater ponds: feeds on bacteria and other particles. Reproduces asexually by binary fission, and sexually by conjugation involving the exchange of micronuclei. See kappa particle.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • paramecium — (n.) 1752, Mod.L. Paramecium, the genus name, coined from Gk. paramekes oblong, oval, from para on one side (see PARA (Cf. para )) + mekos length, related to makros long (see MACRO (Cf. macro )) …   Etymology dictionary

  • paramecium — [par΄ə mē′sē əm, par΄ə mē′shē əm] n. pl. paramecia [par΄ə mē′sēə, par΄ə mē′shēə] [ModL < Gr paramēkēs, oval < para ,PARA 1 + mēkos, length, akin to makros, long: see MACRO ] any of a genus (Paramecium) of one celled, elongated, slipper… …   English World dictionary

  • Paramecium — Paramecium. См. инфузории туфельки. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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  • paramecium — /par euh mee shee euhm, sheuhm, see euhm/, n., pl. paramecia / shee euh, see euh/. any ciliated freshwater protozoan of the genus Paramecium, having an oval body and a long, deep oral groove. [1745 55; < NL < Gk paramék(es) oblong, oval + NL ium… …   Universalium

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