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Sat May 31, 2008 By:

how does nutrtion takes place in amoeba?

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Mon June 02, 2008

Nutrition in amoeba takes place by phagocytosis. The amoeba develops finger like processes called pseudopodia around the food particle, which fuses with the food forming food-vacuole. Inside this vacuole digestion takes place and the digested particles diffuse into the cytoplasm. The remaining undigested material is then moved to the surface of the cell and thrown out.

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