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Why is regeneration not the same as reproduction?



Regeneration is not same as reproduction because in regeneration lost body part is developed from existing body part . And in reproduction a whole new organism developes from gametes.

For example - planaria which is a simple multicellular organism can give rise to offspring by regeneration whereas humans cannot.


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