What is regeneration? Give one example of an organism that shows this process and one organism that does not. Why does regeneration not occur in the latter?

 

Answer:

Regeneration is an asexual mode of reproduction in which a complete organism can be regenerated from body parts of a parent organism.

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Now,

  • Example of an organism that undergoes regeneration - Planaria
  • Example of an organism that does not undergo regeneration - Amoeba

Regeneration does not occur in amoeba because it does not have the special cells that are needed to carry out regeneration.

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