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How does a paramecium breathe?

As most one celled organisms Paramecium exchanges gases across it's cell membrane. O2 is absorbed by diffusion and CO2 is diffused out .O2 is used by mitochondria .
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Is Paramecium a phylum?

Paramecium is a genus.    A phylum is a very large grouping, and in some cases different classifications use different names. Paramecium is sometimes placed in the phyl (MORE)

What is a paramecium?

A paramecium is a single celled organism that falls into the protist group Ciliophora. It has an oval shaped body & a reddish color. It reproduces by binary fission which is b (MORE)

How do parameciums live?

they are found in lakes ,ponds and puddles they are constantly moving by beating rows of microscopic hairs, called cilia, that work like miniture oars. paramecium feeds on bac (MORE)

What does the pellicle do in a paramecium?

The pellicle provides additional structure and support that a cell membrane lacks. The pellicle also provides an attachment site for external organelles used for motility, foo (MORE)