Holozoic Nutrition

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Holozoic Nutrition

 

nourishment by solid organic food, which is digested in the digestive tract. It is one of the forms of heterotrophic nutrition. Holozoic nutrition is characteristic of most animals and insect-eating plants.

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