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Nutrition in Plants and Animals

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DENTITION

Large animals depend on complex manufactured food substances.

These food substances once ingested must be broken down to simpler forms that can be utilized by the cells. The breakdown is both physical and chemical.

Most of the large animals have teeth to enhance physical breakdown of the complex food substances.

Dentition refers to the description of types of teeth, their arrangement and specialization.

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