An analogy for cilia would involve something with wavy hairs, like a mermaid in the ocean. The ocean would represent the movement of material and the hairy would show the reaction to the movement.
What is an analogy for cilium?
Analogy for Cilium Cilium are short "leg like" projections used for motility such as a millipede or centipede would move, except cilium are used to move about a fluid environment. cilia, (cilium plural) actually only move fluid and particles around or over them. whereas, flagela, (flagelum plural) move through fluid. Analogy: legs ...
What is a cilia cell?
A cilium (plural is cilia) is an organelle found in eukaryotic cells. Cilia are slender protuberances that project from the much larger cell body. There are two types of cilia: motile cilia and non-motile, or primary cilia, which typically serve as sensory organelles ...
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What is the function of the cilia on the paramecium?
The cilia helps the paramecia move.