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2. Which describes an animal, not a plant?

  • All regions of the body grow
  • Growth is restricted to special growing points called meristems (mainly the tip of the roots and shoots)

3. Which is not an example of stem cells?

  • In the growing points (meristems) of plants
  • Embryos
  • Skin tissue
  • Certain adult tissues (e.g. bone marrow)

4. Plants grow in a...

  • Spreading, branched form
  • Compact growth form (non-branching)

5. What can stem cells be used for?

  • To replace damaged cells of many different types
  • To grow new people


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