Obtain organic material from other living organisms or their product s
Heterotrophs
Food is cut, ground, and then torn to help speed up the breakdown of the food
Physical digestion
The food molecules are broken down chemically by digestive enzymes
Chemical digestion
Chemical breakdown of food by adding water
Enzymatic hydrolysis
Only type of digestion and Uni cellular organisms
Intracellular digestion
Occurs outside of cells
Extracellular digestion
Made of monosaccharides
Carbohydrates
Made of three fatty acids and one glycerol
Lipids
Made of amino acids
Proteins
Act as coenzymes (enzyme-helpers)
Vitamins