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I want to know if it is true that the nails and hair contiue growing after a person die.

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in a way it is true up to certain limit where the growth post mortum stop
The only part of hair that's still alive is the follicle, which has its own blood supply. Once that supply is gone, there can be no growth. Fingernails are the same way.

the other element after a while after death when all the water it out the body we have the impression that the hair and nail still growing but in fact it the dehydration effect.

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