Q. 814.4( 5 Votes )

The correct order of steps occurring in nutrition in animals is :
A. Ingestion Absorption Digestion AssimilationEgestion

B. Ingestion Digestion Assimilation Absorption Egestion

C. IngestionDigestion Absorption Assimilation Egestion

D. Ingestion Assimilation Digestion Absorption Egestion

Answer :

There are five steps in the process of nutrition in Amoeba:

(i) Ingestion: It is the process of taking in food.

(ii) Digestion: The process of breaking complex food substances into simple molecules.

(iii) Absorption: It is the process of absorption of digested food.

(iv) Assimilation: It is the process of utilization of digested food; for energy, growth and repair.

(v) Egestion: It is the process of throwing out faecal matter out of the body

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