Exogenous Nutrition

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Exogenous Nutrition

 

the process whereby substances entering the body from the environment are assimilated. Ingested food is broken down into comparatively simple chemical compounds, which are absorbed and then used to build tissues and organs and to regulate functions. The chemical compounds provide the energy needed for life processes.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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