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  • n. Plural form of paramecium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of Paramecium, 2.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any member of the genus Paramecium

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Examples

  • Or perhaps they host only intellectually challenged life -- alien equivalents of paramecia, pond scum, or pterodactyls.

    Seth Shostak: A Bucketful of Worlds

  • I mean when do the people end the sleepwalking and reintroduce the dunking stool – or worse – for paramecia like Hastert?

    Hastert goes (back) to work for Turkey « Antiwar.com Blog

  • Just as paramecia cannot conceive of us, so we cannot conceive of what may exist in this infinitely vast and infinitely old universe.

    The Burden of Proof: How Atheism Has Adopted a Worldview That Science Never Intended

  •  I remember mostly his wide, ugly tie:  white with blue circles inscribed by little yellow paisley paramecia.

    The Nielsens (part one)

  • Tonight, Olbermoronn will denounce California for not recognizing, like its lawless, loony, so-called "Supreme Court", that the United States and California constitutions include the "funamental constitutional right" to "marry" as many dogs, oak trees, paramecia and door knobs as any Democrat wants to "marry". textee

    Prop 8 - Swampland - TIME.com

  • Their soles, what she could make of them through the vinyl, resembled large paramecia.

    To-die-for

  • For example purposeful behavior surely occurred in unicellular eukaryotic ancestors of modern organisms like paramecia and euglena who perform rather complex adaptive movements.

    Coordinated Evolution

  • If what he's saying about paramecia (I believe) being able to learn and such is true, it strikes me as quite an example for his microtubules versus neurons argument.

    Blurring the Line

  • So I pull out yards and yards of elodea, and along with it snails and daphnia and copepods and stentorians and paramecia.

    Late November

  • The little figures made him think of paramecia, sinister organisms with gullets and feeding grooves.

    Underworld

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