Biology Question #3518
Donna Creighton, a 57 year old female from Havre de Grace MD asks on June 28, 2006,
Do noses and ears continue to grow throughout the lifetime?
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answered on July 21, 2006
Yes, they do. The nose and outer ear are made of cartilage and this kind of cartilage grows throughout life, according to the Merck Manual of Geriatrics.
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