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How do bone cells, muscle cells, and skin cells grow at the same rate?



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They don't grow at the same rate. Each type of cell in the body divides at a different rate, depending on its function. Cells in the skin and in the inside of the intestine divide very rapidly because they are exposed to a hostile environment and many die. Cells such as brain cells hardly divide at all.

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