Distinguish between intracellular and extracellular digestion?

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Intracellular digestion

Extracellular digestion

1.    Digestion takes place inside a food vacuole of the cell.

Digestion takes place in the alimentary canal, outside the cell.

2.    Digested food diffuses into the cytoplasm.

Digested food is absorbed into the cell.

3.    Less efficient

More efficient

4.    No regional differentiation

Digestive system is made up of different regions.

5.    Found in unicellular organisms.

Found in multicellular organisms.


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