What is epimorphosis and morpholaxis?

Asked by Abhijeetoo7 | 3rd Dec, 2009, 08:22: PM

Expert Answer:

Epimorphosis is the regeneration of a part of an organism by extensive cell proliferation and differentiation at the cut surface.

Morphallaxis is the regeneration of a body part by means of structural or cellular reorganization with only limited production of new cells, observed primarily in invertebrate organisms, such as certain lobsters.

 

Answered by  | 4th Dec, 2009, 12:50: PM

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