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Why is Chemical Communication Better than Electrical Impulses as a Means of Communication Between Cells in a Multi-cellular Organism? - Science

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Why is chemical communication better than electrical impulses as a means of communication between cells in a multi-cellular organism?

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Chemical communication is better than electrical impulses as a means of communication​ in a multi-cellular organism because of the following reason:

Chemical communication is mediated through hormones that can diffuse to different regions of the body, thereby, allowing cells to communicate even without physically interacting with each other. Moreover, this type of communication can be maintained at a steady rate and is easy to regulate.

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