different between amoeba and paramecium

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Although Amoeba and Paramecium belong to the same group, there are certain differences between them such as


Amoeba moves wih the help of pseudopodia.

Amoeba has a single nucleus.

Amoeba is capable of changing its body shape, it does not have a definite shape.

Amoeba does not have a definite mouth.


Paramecium moves with the help of cilia.

Paramecium has two nuclei.

Paramecium has a definite slipper like shape.

Paramecium has a definite mouth through which food is ingested.

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