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  1. Holozoic nutrition

    Holozoic nutrition is a method of nutrition that involves the ingestion of liquid or solid organic material, digestion, absorption and assimilation of it to utilize it. It includes taking in the complex substances and converting them into simpler forms. Example, proteins can be broken into amino acids. This method suggests phagocytosis where the cell membrane completely surrounds a food particle. Most of the free living animals including humans exhibit this type of nutrition. In this mode of nutrition, the food may be a small bacterium, a plant or an animal. this nutrition involves: 1 Ingestion: Taking in complex organic food through mouth opening 2 Digestion: Change of complex food into simple form by action of enzymes. 3 Absorption: Passing of simple, soluble nutrients through blood or lymph. 4 Assimilation: Utilization of absorbed food for various metabolic processes. 5 Egestion: Expelling out the undigested food. This type of nutrition occurs mainly in unicellular organisms such as Amoeba. It even occurs in Humans as well, as in humans, the digestion is done through Alimentary Canal, which includes all the five processes of Holozoic Nutrition.

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  1. holozoic nutrition

    The Holozoic nutrition is a type of heterotrophoc nutrition in which solid food is obtained by an organism(For e.g:-human beings) for energy requirements.

    Human beings,dog,cat,etc.

    Submitted by Gaminguniverse112233 on March 2, 2020  

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    The numerical value of holozoic nutrition in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of holozoic nutrition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  • التغذية الهولوزيةArabic
  • holozoische ErnährungGerman
  • Nutrición holozoicaSpanish
  • تغذیه سالمPersian
  • holozoic ravintoFinnish
  • nutrition holozoïqueFrench
  • holozoic पोषणHindi
  • holozoikus táplálkozásHungarian
  • nutrisi holozoikumIndonesian
  • nutrizione olozoicaItalian
  • 全身栄養Japanese
  • ಸಮರ್ಪಕ ಪೋಷಣೆKannada
  • 졸로 영양Korean
  • Nutrição holozoicaPortuguese
  • голозоевое питаниеRussian
  • விலங்குமுறைப்போசணையுள்ள ஊட்டச்சத்துTamil
  • హోలోజోయిక్ పోషణTelugu
  • holozoik beslenmeTurkish
  • ہولوزیوک غذائیتUrdu
  • האָלאָזאָיק דערנערונגYiddish
  • 全新的營養Chinese

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