Growth - Biology

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  • Created by: Ahmad
  • Created on: 08-03-11 09:37

Growth is an increase in size or weight.

You can measure it in three ways:

  • Size (height, length, width or circumference)
  • Wet weight (weight + weight of all the water in the body)
  • Dry weight (wight with no water in the body) <-- This can be done in an oven.

Growth in plants and animals:

  • Animals stop growing at a certain point in their lives whilst plants grow continuously.
  • Animals tend to grow when young then…


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