Normal Cell Growth and Development
Normal Cell Growth
The Cell Cycle
|Image 1: Normal Cell Growth|
|Image 2: Normal Cell Division|
- Interphase (cell growth)
- Mitotic phase (cell division)
|Image 3: Cell Cycle|
|Image 4: Cell mitosis and division.|
|Image 5: Cell differentiation|
- Growth factors
- Contact inhibition
Abnormal Cell Growth
|Image 6: Types of abnormal cell growth|
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- Reviewer: Mohei Abouzied, MD, FACP
- Review Date: 03/2015 -
- Update Date: 05/01/2015 -
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