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Why Higher multicellular organisms simply not grow by cell-to-cell division?



  • Higher multicellular organisms cannot simply grow by cell to cell division because they are not just a random collection of cells.
  • In multicellular organisms, specialized cells are organized into tissues, tissues to organs, organs to organ systems and finally into the organism.
  • Also, different cells perform different functions . Therefore, we need more complex systems for reproduction in these organisms.


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