The food-vacuole in Paramecium.

@article{Mast1947TheFI,
  title={The food-vacuole in Paramecium.},
  author={S. O. Mast},
  journal={The Biological bulletin},
  year={1947},
  volume={92 1},
  pages={
          31-72
        }
}
  • S. O. Mast
  • Published 1947
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Biological bulletin
1. The feeding apparatus in Paramecium consists of a shallow ciliated groove, a ciliated tube which leads into the body, and a bundle Of fibers (esophageal fibers) which extend from the tube nearly to the posterior end of the body. The tube is composed of an outer part (the vestibulum) and an inner part (the pharynx).2. Paramecia ingest all sorts of small particles, but more digestible than indigestible ones. Selection takes place in the vestibulum and the proximal end of the pharynx.3. In… Expand
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