internal environment be described as a 'ghost town'?

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internal environment be described as a 'ghost town'?

Post by wueyrbsh » Tue May 24, 2011 9:21 am

Why might a cell that lacks the ability to regulate its internal environment be described as a "ghost town"?

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Post by mith » Fri May 27, 2011 7:45 pm

The ghosts towns are abandoned and start to decay due to the natural elements -- wind, sun etc. Stuff like weeds start to grow.
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