Invertebrate Digestion Process

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What is the process of breaking down large and complex molecules of food into absorbable units called?


In which type of animals does digestion take place by both mechanical and chemical means?

Macrophagous animals

Which of the following is NOT one of the simple organic components into which food is broken down during digestion?

Nucleic acids

What is the term used when digestion takes place within the cell?

Intracellular Digestion

What happens to the waste products after intracellular digestion within a unicellular animal?

They are excreted as feces

What provides energy after the food is broken down into absorbable units?

Assimilated nutrients

Explore the process of digestion in invertebrates, where large molecules of food are broken down into simpler units and then absorbed or metabolized to provide energy. Learn about the breakdown of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats in the digestive system of invertebrates.

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