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Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by udomoh(m): 4:33pm On Aug 12
Some educative, amazing, and interesting fun facts about the human body. This article contains largest and smallest organs in the body, largest and smallest glands in the human body, strongest organs in the body, longest blood vessels, smallest blood vessels, largest blood vessels, smallest and largest bones in the body and many more fun facts.

Enjoy reading .. .. .

#FuLL view of Human Anatomy��

Some Facts About Human Body
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Number of bones – 206

Number of muscles – 639

Number of kidneys – 2

Number of milk teeth – 20

Number of ribs – 24 (12 pairs)

Number of chambers in the heart – 4

Largest and longest artery – Aorta

Normal Blood pressure – 120 – 80

PH of blood: 7.35 – 7.45

Number of bones in New born body – 300

Number of Fallopian tubes – 2

Number of vertebrae in the spine – 33

Number of vertebrae in the Neck – 7

Number of bones in Face – 14

Number of bones in Skull – 22 bones held together by sutures

Number of bones in Chest – 25

Number of bones in Arms – 6

Number of bones in human foot – 33

Number of muscles in the human body – 639

Smallest bone in the body – stapes (found in the ear)

Total number of organs in the human body – 79

Number of bones in each wrist – 8

Number of bones in hand – 27

Number of bones in each human ear – 3

Number of muscles in the human arm – 72

Largest organ in the body – Skin

Largest gland – Liver

Largest internal organ – Liver

Number of sense organs – 5

Smallest cell – Blood cell

Biggest cell – Egg cell (ovum)

Largest external organ – Skin

Smallest bone – Stapes

First transplanted organ – Heart

Average length of small intestine – 7 m

Average length of large intestine – 1.5 m

Average weight of new born baby – 2.6 kg.

Pulse rate in one minute – 72 times

Body Temperature – 36.9o C (98.4o F)

Average blood volume – 4 – 5 liters

Average life of RBC – 120 days

Pregnancy period – 280 days

Largest endocrine gland – Thyroid

Largest lymphatic organ – Spleen

Largest cell – Nerve cell

Largest part of brain – Cerebrum

Oldest part of the brain- cerebellum

Largest and strongest bone – Femur

Weight of the liver – 1.6kg (3.5 pounds)

Smallest muscle – Stapedius (Middle ear )

Heaviest organ in the body – liver

Number of chromosomes in human cell – 46 (23pairs)

Smallest organ on human body – pineal gland

Largest muscle – Buttock (Gluteus Maximus)

Number of muscles in the hand – 34

The longest muscle is the sartorius muscle in the thigh

The longest single nerve is the sciatic nerve in the thigh.

Largest vein in the body- Inferior Vena Cava

Longest vein in the body – Great Saphenous vein

Thinnest and smallest blood vessels- capillaries

Smallest veins in the body- Venules

Number of muscles that holds the eyeball in place: 6

Number of capillaries in the body – 300 million

Volume of blood in an adult human body: 5-6 litres

The heart beats about 35 million times in a year. During an average lifetime, the human heart will beat more than 2.5 billion times.

If all arteries, veins, and capillaries of the human circulatory system were laid end to end, the total length would be 60,000 miles, or 100,000 km. That’s nearly two and a half times around the Earth!

Human hair grows about 1/4 inch (about 6 millimeters) every month and keeps on growing for up to 6 years. The hair then falls out and another grows in its place.

The fastest growing hair in the human body is the facial hair (beards)

Women’s heart beat faster than men’s.

The strongest organ in our body is the tongue.

The female left breast is larger than the right

Women blink twice as much as men. The average person blinks around 13 times a minute.

The last sense that disconnects while dying is the sense of hearing. The first one being eye vision, followed by taste, smell and touch.

A man can survive without a heart – Craig Lewis has proven this.

Our eyes stay the same size from the moment we are born until we are old age, but the ears and nose does not stop growing.

Humans can remember 50,000 scents. Dogs can remember 1,000,000 scents!

The left lung is smaller than the right.

About 80 percent of the brain tissue is water.

The brain is only 2% of our body weight, but needs more oxygen that any other organ, what makes it the most vulnerable in a case of lack of oxygen. 7 seconds without oxygen to the brain will result in passing out. 4 minutes will result in death.

The brain can hold up to 1,00 terabytes of information – which is equivalent to 15 national libraries!

The brain is more active at night than in the day.

A dream lasts for just 2- 3 seconds.

The lifespan of the hair is 3-7 years. Some authors say 3 to 6 years.

The strongest muscles in the body are the heart, uterus, soleus, gluteus maximus, and masseter. Some authors say the tongue is the strongest muscle.

We shed and regrow our skin every 27 days.

Humans, Primates and Koalas are the only creatures in nature with fingerprints.

The fastest growing nail is the nail on the 3rd finger of your dominant hand.

Man’s testicles produce over 10,000,000 sperm cells everyday. this is enough sperm to repopulate the entire earth population within 6 months.

At age 35, the human body loses about 7,000 brain cells everyday. Lost brain cells cannot be replaced.

Conclusion: The Human Anatomy is far more complex than this. Science is on the march to unravel more. #Science facts only#

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by shademiii: 9:56pm On Aug 13
That's so me shocked shocked shocked shocked shocked

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by Lamasta(m): 9:56pm On Aug 13
My health is intact thanks for the enlightenment cheesy

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by LoveJesus87(m): 9:56pm On Aug 13
I learnt so many new things. Thank you smiley

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by AmNuhRegular(f): 9:56pm On Aug 13
The female left breast is only larger than the right if the female is left handed tho, if not the right breast is larger

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by SultanOfAbia: 9:56pm On Aug 13
Dear Atheists,
How can you say "There is No God"
Just look at this miraculous complex machine called Human Body and still say
There is no God
Even doctors after many years are still doing research and discovering new things about the human body.
Science are always baffled at how the human body operates..
Because Doctors know that A Creator Designed each complex part of the Body.
Each organ has different cells but are still in harmony and connected to each other. Feeding each other and sharing the nutrients to every cell in the body.
This is how heaven was designed, each community in heaven share with each other and they each have different role and function but they all connected just like organs have different functions
Why can't mankind learn from the human body??!
Our planet earth is a body and we humans are the trillions of cells that are inside the body.
We die and multiply everyday just like cells inside us die and multiply everyday..
We are different by race,religions and culture just like liver cell are TOTALLY different from kidney cell and both are located in different areas of the body as we humans are located in different parts of this world but the heart will always pump blood and nutrients to the kidney for support no matter the distance b/w them.
we humans need to be connected and HELP each other just like the cells in our body..
We share so many similarities with the cells of our body. We should learn from them because
We fight wars just like the cells in our body fight and defend their territory from bacteria (foreign invaders).
If the liver stops working, then the kidney will fail then the other organs join and shut down which brings death of the grand human body(the nation)
Cancer is caused when an organ is not in co operation with other organs just like humans it becomes isolated and form rebel groups just like humans do( Isis, boko haram)
These cancer cells(rebels) destroy the human body just like rebels destroy the nation with war attacks..

If trillions of different cells can coexist in harmony the make up a HEALTHY HUMAN BODY(peaceful nation)
Imagine if the cells of the heart collect 100% nutrients and only share only 5% to the rest of the cells of body As a result these cells turn cancerous and stop working with each other in harmony you will have a DIS- EASE or DIS-UNITY between the organs. Thus a SICK HUMAN BODY..(a nation in war and crisis)
God Created Human Body with his image, that image is for all his creations with their unique talents and contributions to Come Together and Coexist in Harmony. Only then will Earth and mankind experience PEACE!!!

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by helphelp: 9:56pm On Aug 13
Awesome read
Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by GeoAfrikana(m): 9:57pm On Aug 13
Nice facts.


Please see my signature.

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by HMZi(m): 9:57pm On Aug 13
Fun Fact
Pus..sy sweet

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by timidapsin(m): 9:57pm On Aug 13
how is this fun fact?

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by Nobody: 9:57pm On Aug 13
grin

Oh blimey!
"Women’s heart beat faster than men’s" especially when they are about to cheat on u!

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by Okigwe: 9:58pm On Aug 13
cool

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by abbay19(m): 9:59pm On Aug 13
Ok

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by kolafolabi(m): 9:59pm On Aug 13
And 24-72 hours after death
— the internal organs decompose. 3-5 days after death
— the body starts to bloat and blood-containing foam leaks from the mouth and nose.
8-10 days after death
— the body turns from green to red as the blood decomposes and the organs in the abdomen accumulate gas.

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by larryeffizy1(m): 9:59pm On Aug 13
And some fools will say their's no God.... Indeed you're AWESOME GOD!!!

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by Fuckthamods: 9:59pm On Aug 13
How can a dream last for just 2 to 3 secs? So last night dream when i was banging njideka for almost 3 hours was just 2 to 3 secs?

How can there be 3 bones in each ear? This same ear i am feeling and squeezing right now, what do you mean?

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by Freemanbobble: 10:00pm On Aug 13
Okay
Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by tpraiz(m): 10:00pm On Aug 13
Biology class..
Thanks for the lectures this evening at least it's better than all these Bbnaija News tongue

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by crackhouse(m): 10:01pm On Aug 13
Humans
Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by Jossyroyal1: 10:02pm On Aug 13
grin



Strongest muscle in man body- Preek

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by wizzyvibes: 10:03pm On Aug 13
I don't believe that the beards is the fastest growing hair in the human body...20 years old and not even a strand of beard��

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by FisifunKododada: 10:04pm On Aug 13
why did you repeat number of muscles in the human body? You well so?
Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by Bojack(m): 10:04pm On Aug 13
Knowledge is power

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by Dandsome: 10:04pm On Aug 13
Nice


Human hair grows about 1/4 inch (about 6 millimeters) every month and keeps on growing for up to 6 years. The hair then falls out and another grows in its place.

So tell me about people with long hair or Dada (dreads).



The female left breast is larger than the right


Likewise male testicles (ballz) grin grin

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by FisifunKododada: 10:05pm On Aug 13
wizzyvibes:
I don't believe that the beards is the fastest growing hair in the human body...20 years old and not even a strand of beard��

low tetesterone. Go and hit the gym.

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by darlenese(f): 10:06pm On Aug 13
number of vagina = 1
number of brokors = 2
number of pe*is = 1

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by ednut1(m): 10:06pm On Aug 13
SultanOfAbia:
How can someone see this miraculous complex machine called Human Body and still say
There is no God
Even doctors know that A Creator Designed each complex part of the Body
agreed there is God. But is the God described in religions books real

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by senchris(m): 10:06pm On Aug 13
Now, this is the kind of thread we need here. Not all these BBNaija threads that adds no value to people.

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Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by foster212: 10:06pm On Aug 13
In this generation, nobody regards the human body anymore. It who you are, what you know, and what you can provide for them they cherish only.
Re: Interesting Fun Facts About The Human Body by abayomi27(m): 10:06pm On Aug 13
The greatest engineer, God.

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