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Mon December 19, 2011 By: Smeeksha Bali

what is difference between osmotrophic and parasitic mode of nutrition?

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Meghna Thapar
Wed December 21, 2011
The osmotrophic mode of nutrition is either coelozoic or histozoic. The coelozoic forms absorb their food by their cell surface. The histozoic forms feed on the substances by osmotrophy. Parasitic sparozoic forms may also use directly the serum of their host's blood.
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