Digestive System Terms & Definitions

Balanced Diet: Suitable amounts of all nutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, mineral salts, vitamins, fibre and water) required for normal healthy living. Autotrophic Feeding: Way of feeding; food is made by the plants themselves. Heterotrophic Feeding: Way of feeding; animals feed on ready made food. Digestion: Large insoluble molecules of food are broken down to small…