Why are cheek cells replaced?

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Why do cheek cells need to be constantly replaced?

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cheek cells are made by the process of meiosis

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What does a cheek swab drug test for?

It sits in your mouth inbetween your teeth and cheek and soaks up the saliva. If there is THC in your cheek cells, it will be in your saliva. (Your cheek cells are replaced with fresh ones quickly. Don't consume THC for 3-4 days, and you will pass a mouth swab.)

How is cheek cells similar to skin cells?

The cheek cells and skin cells are similar becuase they both are cells they are on the body.

Why are onion cells in a sheet and cheek cells individual units?

Due to the techniques of obtaining the samples, onion cells remain intact in the tissue, but because cheek cells are obtained by rubbing a toothpick on your cheek, you are disrupting the cheek tissue, and instead of getting a sheet of cheek cells, you get individual cheek cells.

Do cheek cells have vacuoles?

Cheek cells usually have a vacuole. The cheek cells are part of the human cells and are therefore classified as animal cells which usually have vacuoles.

How do cheek cells know to be cheek cells?

they are able to be able to connect

Are animal cheek cells the same shape as human cheek cells?


What kind of CELLS make your cheek?

The cheek contains muscle cells, covered by epithelial cells.

What are the Characteristics of cheek cells leaf cells and onion cells?

cheek is eukaryotic multicellular and sexual

How long does weed stay in your system with a sylvia drug test?

That depends on how healthy you are. Normly the cheek cells are replaced around every 12 and 48 hours. Obviously the younger and healthier a person is, the quicker their cells will be replaced.

Are chloroplasts visible in onion and cheek cells?

No chloroplasts in cheek and onion cells

Which of the 2 cells cheek or onion cells have a regular arrangement and structure?

Between the 2 cells that are cheek and onion cells, the one that has a regular arrangement and structure are onion cells. Cheek cells have an irregular shape.

Do cheek cells have cell membranes?

yupp cheek cells are animal cells so they have cell membranes