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Describe the process of digestion in amoeba.

  • Amoeba has finger-like projections which are called Pseudopodia or False feet .
  • When amoeba senses food, it pushes out pseudopodia around the food particle and engulfs it .
  • The food engulfed by pseudopodia becomes trapped in a food vacuole .
  • A food vacuole is a bubble of water containing the food particle captured by Amoeba.

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