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Definition of Slipper animalcule

Slipper animalcule
Slipper Slip"per, n. 1. One who, or that which, slips. 2. A kind of light shoe, which may be slipped on with ease, and worn in undress; a slipshoe. 3. A kind of apron or pinafore for children. 4. A kind of brake or shoe for a wagon wheel. 5. (Mach.) A piece, usually a plate, applied to a sliding piece, to receive wear and afford a means of adjustment; -- also called shoe, and gib. Slipper animalcule (Zo["o]l.), a ciliated infusorian of the genus Paramecium. Slipper flower.(Bot.) Slipperwort. Slipper limpet, or Slipper shell (Zo["o]l.), a boat shell.

Meaning of Slipper animalcule from wikipedia

- slipper animalcules Rotifers, called wheel animalcules Stentor, called trumpet animalcules Vorticella, and other peritrichs, called bell animalcules The...
- Joblot gave this creature the name "Chausson", or "slipper", and the phrase "slipper animalcule" remained in use as a colloquial epithet for Paramecium...
- microscopists likened its shape to that of a slipper, and commonly referred to it as the "slipper animalcule." The pellicle is uniformly covered with cilia...
- triangulation †angellus angell- anima anim- breath, life, soul anima, animal, animalcule, animate, animation, animato, animator, exanimate, inanimate, reanimate...
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