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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)
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Does a Paramecium have a nucleus?

yes because it is a multicellular organism in which it has many cells and most organisms have a nucleus (Eukaryotes)
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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)

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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How does a paramecium reproduce?

I think it reproduces asexually, by binary fission where the parent cell divides by itself into two daughter cells that are similar to the parent cell (have same genetic mater (MORE)

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 are the advantages of a paramecium?

Some species of paramecium are readily  cultivated and easy to conjugate and divide, making them useful in  classrooms and laboratories to study biological processes. 

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)