Cell Specialization in Living Organisms
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Cell Specialization in Living Organisms

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In multi-cellular organisms, most cells are specialized to __________.

carry out specific functions

How do muscle cells in human beings contribute to movement?

Contract and relax

What is a cluster of cells carrying out a particular function at a definite place in the body called?

Tissue

Which of the following is NOT an example of a tissue?

<p>Skin</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which statement best describes the concept of division of labour in multi-cellular organisms?

<p>Different groups of cells perform specific functions efficiently</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why are most cells in multi-cellular organisms specialized to carry out specific functions?

<p>To work together efficiently in groups</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a characteristic difference between plants and animals based on the given text?

<p>Plants have a uniform pattern of cell growth, while animals have dividing and non-dividing regions.</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why do plants have large quantities of supportive tissue, as mentioned in the text?

<p>To support their upright position since they are stationary.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a key difference between cell growth in animals and plants?

<p>There is no such demarcation of dividing and non-dividing regions in animals.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of tissue is responsible for the growth of plants only in specific regions?

<p>Meristematic tissue</p> Signup and view all the answers

How are new cells produced by meristematic tissues initially described?

<p>Similar to meristem itself</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why do complex animals have a more specialised organ system design compared to complex plants?

<p>To adapt for an active locomotion lifestyle.</p> Signup and view all the answers

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