Extracellular Digestion

Science / Biology / Extracellular Digestion: A form of digestion found in annelids, crustaceans, and chordates including vertebrates; takes place within the lumen of the digestive system, and the resulting nutrient molecules are transferred into the blood or body fiuid.

Intracellular Digestion

Science / Biology / Intracellular Digestion: A form of digestion in which food is taken into cells by phagocytosis; found in sponges and most protozoa and coelenterates. MORE

Period Of Digestion

Business / Finance / Period Of Digestion: The time period of often high volatility after a new issue is released when the trading price of the security is established by the market. MORE

Extracellular Route

Science / Biology / Extracellular Route: Path taken by water through the root in which water moves through the spaces between cell walls of the cortex parenchyma. MORE

Extracellular Digestion

Science / Biology / Extracellular Digestion: A form of digestion found in annelids, crustaceans, and chordates including vertebrates; takes place within the lumen of the digestive system, and the resulting nutrient molecules are transferred into MORE

Digestion Efficiency

Science / Marine Biology / Digestion Efficiency: The fraction of living food that does not survive passage through a predator's gut MORE

Digestion

Science / Biology / Digestion: The process of breaking down food into its molecular and chemical components so that these nutrient molecules can cross plasma membranes. MORE

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