Why does it seem like a person's ears and nose continue to grow until old age? Height doesn't change after puberty (well, if anything we get shorter as we age) but ears and noses are always lengthening. That's due to gravity, not actual growth.
Do Your Organs Grow With You?
For the most part, yes, but not all organs are alike.
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Key Facts In This Video
Most organs grow along with the body until the late teens or early 20s. 00:05
People who smoke when their body is not done growing run the risk of having underdeveloped lungs. 01:05
Six-year-olds have ears that are 90% fully grown. 01:58
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