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par·a·me·ci·um

paramecium

 
pronunciation:
pae r mi si m [or] pae r mi shi m
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part of speech: noun
inflections: paramecia, parameciums
definition: a living thing made of one cell that lives in fresh water. Paramecia can only be seen through a microscope. Paramecia are protozoans, tiny organisms that are similar to animals.
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