Definition of Parameciums
1. paramecium [n] - See also: paramecium
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Literary usage of Parameciums
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."