How bones are growing, if bones are not connected to the

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if bones are not connected to the brain or hormones, then how bones are growing parallel to the height of a person?
 

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Bandersnatch
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Why do you think they are not "connected to hormones" and why do you think being connected to the brain is necessary for growth?
 
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ok, then what is responsible for growth of bone?
 
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Bandersnatch
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What is responsible for growth of anything? You've got the blueprint in the DNA, nutrients and hormones coming in via blood vessels and the rest is just cell division.
 
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if bones are not connected to the brain or hormones, then how bones are growing parallel to the height of a person?
Mitosis,my friend.
 

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