Q.4:- Distinguish between intracellular and extracellular digestion?
|Intracellular digestion||Extracellular digestion|
|The digestion of food occurs within the cell.||The digestion occurs in the cavity of alimentary canal.|
|Digestive enzymes are secreted by the surrounding cytoplasm into the food vacuole.||Digestive enzymes are secreted by special cells into the cavity of alimentary canal.|
|Digestive products are diffused into the cytoplasm.||Digestive products diffuse across the intestinal wall into various parts of the body.|
|It is a less efficient method.||It is a more efficient method of digestion.|
|It occurs in unicellular organisms.||It occurs in multicellular organisms.|