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Chapter 5 Class 9 - The Fundamental Unit of Life

Endocytosis is the process of engulfing a food particle or substance by a cell.

  • The cell membrane is flexible and its shape can be changed as needed. 
  • Hence it can help cells to catch/absorb food by changing its shape .

For Example - An amoeba catches its food by changing its shape and using pseudopodia to capture food.

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