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Is paramecium a prokaryote?

No. A paramecium is a protist which contains a nucleus and  therefore is classified to be a eukaryote. If it did not have a  nucleus, then it would be classified as a prokar (MORE)
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Can you classify paramecium from kingdom to species?

Heh, I'm no expert, but here's what I believe (from my half baked bio knowledge) to be the answer: Kingdom: Protista Phylum: Ciliophora Class: Ciliatea Order: Peniculida Fami (MORE)

How does a paramecium move?

A paramecium moves using tiny hair-like structures called cilia. These push against the surrounding material to create motion.
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How do paramecium move around?

The unicellular microbe paramecium moves about using Cilia. These hair-like structures surround the organism and pulse rhythmically pushing it forward, or in whatever directio (MORE)

Is a paramecium heterotrophic?

  Yes, Paramecium is heterotrophic. It has no chlorophyll or other means of synthesizing organic matter, such as glucose, from inorganic compounds like carbon dioxide and (MORE)

What does the paramecium look like and shape?

A paramecium looks like germs but only different. It has a dot in the middle that is were the baby paramecium live till the are born. They sometimes come in red or green like (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. 
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What is the difference in paramecium euglena and amoeba?

Euglena, Paramecium and Amoeba are all monocellular organisms. The major difference lies in their mode locomotion. The amoeba moves with the help of its pseudopodia, that are (MORE)

Is paramecium a parasite?

it is free living. A paramecium is not a parasite. One example of a parasite is an ameoba.
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What is the difference between paramecium Aurelia and paramecium Caudatum?

  There is a one difference. Population's growth of P.aurelia is much faster than P.caudatum, so the first species squeezes out another population. But why? Because the fi (MORE)