Q. 12

Explain the phenomenon of regeneration with the help of a diagram. How is regeneration different from reproduction?

Answer :

i) Regeneration is a type of asexual propagation of an organism.


ii) In this phenomenon, if a part of the organism is cut out from its body, then that part and the remaining body of the organism is able to grow into 2 new whole organisms.


iii) For example, Planaria is a type of organism that is capable of regeneration. When a planaria is cut into pieces, each piece is able to regenerate and grow into a complete new organism.



iv) Difference between regeneration and reproduction.



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