Definition of Parameciums

1. paramecium [n] - See also: paramecium



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parameciums

paramalic
paramalic acid
paramammary lymph nodes
paramania
paramaniac
paramaniacs
paramanias
paramastigote
paramastoid
paramastoid process
paramatta
paramattas
paramecia
paramecium tetraurelia
parameciums (current term)
paramedian
paramedian incision
paramedic
paramedical
paramedicals
paramedicine
paramedicines
paramedics
paramelaconite
paramendozavilite
parament
paramenta
paraments

Literary usage of Parameciums

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1. Mind in Nature: Or The Origin of Life, and the Mode of Development of Animals by Henry James Clark (1865)
"Where the indigo is collected in little heaps, under the microscope, the parameciums gather around in swarms; and usually remain so quiet whilst feeding ..."

2. Elements of Zoology by Charles Frederick Holder, Joseph Bassett Holder (1885)
"Among the free swimmers, the parameciums (Fig. 8) are the giants, and easily observed if a little carmine is introduced into the drop. As they dart about, ..."

3. Essays on physiological subjects by Gilbert William Child (1868)
"On the fourth day almost all the eggs were perfectly formed, and on the fifth perfect parameciums appeared. The changes seen were in fact exactly the same ..."

4. Untersuchungen aus dem Botanischen Institut zu Tübingen by Tübingen (Germany) Botanisches Institut, Wilhelm Pfeffer (1885)
"... des parameciums sind selbständiger, höher ausgebildet und vermögen außerhalb ihres Genossen zu leben — für wie lange und mit welchen Veränderungen ..."

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