'Slipper animalcule' is the common name for:



[ A ]    Plasmodium
[ B ]    Trypanosoma
[ C ]    Monocystis
[ D ]    Paramecium right
Answer : Option D
Explanation :
Paramecium.'Animalcule' is a old term for a microorganism; it just means 'small animal'. Other better-known animalcules include: Amoeba, called Proteus animalcule; Noctiluca scintillans, commonly called the 'Sea Sparkles'; Rotifers, called wheel animalcules, etc. A paramecium is shaped somewhat like a slipper (a soft shoe), so it is called the slipper animalcule.
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