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

  1. Dec 13, 2014 #1
    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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  3. Dec 13, 2014 #2

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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?
     
  4. Dec 13, 2014 #3
    ok, then what is responsible for growth of bone?
     
  5. Dec 13, 2014 #4

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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.
     
  6. Dec 13, 2014 #5
    Mitosis,my friend.
     
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