Image of <i>Trichoplax adhaerens</i> Schulze 1883

Trichoplax adhaerens Schulze 1883

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Trichoplax adhaerens is a species of animals in the family Trichoplacidae. It is a phagocytosis feeder.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/phagocytosis
  • Definition: a consumer that feeds primarily by phagocytosis, a cellular-level process that results in the engulfment of food particles outside the body, by specialized cells called phagocytes. Literally, "eating by the cell".
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