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Description of Parameciidae

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Body elongated ovate, rounded and/or pointed at either or both ends; medium-sized, usually about 200 µm long, but preoral groove not so much expanded; one genus.
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Parameciidae are a family of ciliates in the order Peniculida; the body has differentiated anterior and posterior ends and is bounded by a hard but elastic pellicle.

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Parameciidae: Brief Summary

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Parameciidae are a family of ciliates in the order Peniculida; the body has differentiated anterior and posterior ends and is bounded by a hard but elastic pellicle.

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