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Cell Specialization and Differentiation

This refers to the process by which a cell becomes structurally modified to perform specific functions.

While cells have a basic outline, they become differentiated to perform specific functions.

In particular, the root hair cell has extended surface for absorption while the sperm cell has a tail-like extension for swimming towards the ovum.

Image:Sperm cell

Image:Root hair cell
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