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What is the difference between the manner in which movement takes place in a sensitive plant and movement in our legs?

What is the difference between the manner in which movement takes place in a sensitive plant and movement in our legs?

Grade:12

1 Answers

Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5959 Points
2 months ago
Dear Student

Movement in a sensitive plant
(i) It occurs in response to an external stimulus like touch and shock.
(ii) Plant cells change shape by changing the amount of water.
(iii) No nerves are involved.
(iv) There is no specialized tissue in plants for conduction of information.
(v) Plant cells do not have specialized proteins.
Movement in our legs
(i) It occurs in response to our requirements and is a voluntary action.
(ii) Movement in our legs is voluntary action which is controlled by cerebellum part of hind brain.
(iiip) Nerves carry the message for movement of legs.
(iv) There is specialized nervous tissue in animals for conduction of information and muscle cells to help in movement.
(v) Animal cells have specialized protein which help muscles to contract or relax.

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