Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 19 - Cellular Mechanisms of Development - Review Questions - Synthesize: 2

Answer

These cells, which are developmental dead ends, are eliminated via apoptosis.

Work Step by Step

Apoptosis is the way that unneeded cells are eliminated from the body. Cells which do not give rise to later cells in development would have disappeared, via apoptosis.
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