Obtaining Nutrition in Organisms

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What is the primary source of energy and materials for autotrophic organisms?

Carbon dioxide and water

How do heterotrophic organisms differ from autotrophic organisms in terms of food intake?

They depend on other organisms for their food

Which process fulfills the carbon and energy requirements of autotrophic organisms?


What role do enzymes play in the breakdown of complex substances for use by organisms?

Aid in the breakdown of complex substances into simpler ones

How do autotrophs differ from heterotrophs in obtaining energy?

Autotrophs absorb energy from the sun, while heterotrophs get energy from food

Explore how organisms obtain nutrition through various strategies like fungi, parasitism, and ingestion. Learn about different types of organisms and their unique ways of breaking down and deriving nutrients from food sources.

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