what is holozoic nutrition?

Asked by aayushibansal1993 | 14th Aug, 2008, 07:24: PM

Expert Answer:

Holozoic nutrition is a method of nutrition that involves the ingestion of complex liquid or solid organic material. Here parts of plants or animals or an organism as a whole is ingested. In this nutrition, complex food is taken into a specialized digestive system and broken down into small pieces to be absorbed. This consists of 5 stages i.e. ingestion, digestion,absorption, assimilation and egestion.

 

Answered by  | 14th Aug, 2008, 07:30: PM

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