intracellular digestion


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intracellular digestion

[¦in·trə′sel·yə·lər di′jes·chən]
(physiology)
Digestion which takes place within the cytoplasm of the organism, as in many unicellular protozoans.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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