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Sunday, February 24, 2019

Human Body Parts In Nigeria | Shocking Revelation About Various Parts Of The Body

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Human Body Parts: Amazing Facts About Human Anatomy That Will Shock You

The human body is a super machine that comprises of diverse components. The main systems of the human body include circulatory system, digestive system, endocrine system,

exocrine system, immune system, muscular system, nervous system, excretory system, reproductive system and the skeletal system to mention a few. You will be amazed when you find out how the human body parts really works. On this post, we are looking at the various amazing facts about the human body you need to know.

Number Of Bones - 206

The human body contains around 270 bones at birth but this number decreases by adulthood after some bones get fused altogether. The total number of bones in an adult is 206. The bone mass in the skeleton reaches maximum density around age 21.

Number Of Muscles - 639

The contraction of the skeletal muscles helps limb and other body parts move. The there are over 600 skeletal muscles within the typical human body. The reason why there is disagreement in the precise total amount is as a result of those that count the muscles within a complex muscle.

Smallest Cell - Sperm

The smallest cell is the sperm cell; the male reproductive sex cell that comprises of a head which is packed with half the DNA needed for an organism; body and tail that is used for its movement.

Largest Cell - Nerve Cell

The largest cell is the nerve cell also known as a neurone. It is an electrically excitable cell that receives, processes, and transmits information through electrical and chemical signals.

Smallest Bone - Stapes

The smallest bone in the body is called stapes; also known as stirrup. It is the bone in the middle ear of humans and other mammals. It is responsible for conduction of sound vibrations to the inner

Largest Muscle - Buttock

The largest human muscle is the buttock. There are three main muscle that forms the buttock; gluteus maximus, gluteus mediuds, and gluteus minimus.

Largest & Longest Bone - Femur

The largest, longest & strongest bone in human body is the femur; it is also known as the tight bone extending from the hip to the knee.

Largest Gland - Liver

The largest gland in human is the liver; it secrets chemicals that are used by other parts of the body.The liver is also an organ, it detoxifies various metabolites, synthesizes proteins, and produces
biochemicals necessary for digestion.

Largest Organ - Skin

The largest human organ is the skin; the outer covering of the body. The skin protects human from microbes, helps regulate body temperature, and permits the sensation of touch, heat and cold.

Largest Artery - Aorta

The largest human artery is the aorta which carries oxygen-rich blood from the left ventricle of the heart to other parts of the body.

Smallest Muscle - Stapedius

The smallest skeletal muscle in human body is the stapedius also known as the middle ear. It is just over a millimeter in length and help stabilize the smallest bone in the body known as stapes.

Largest Gene - DMD / Distrophin

The largest gene in human is called DMD or Distrophin; a rod-shaped cytoplasmic protein, and a vital part of a protein complex that connects the cytoskeleton of a muscle fiber to the surrounding extracellular matrix through the cell membrane.

Number Of Milk Teeth - 20

The total number of milk teeth in human is 20. This teeth usually develop before children are born and usually appear when they reach 6 months to 12 months old. By age 3, children usually have a full set of 20 milk teeth and the teeth starts falling from age 5 and above.

Number Of Bones In New Born - 300

Baby's skeleton is mostly made up of cartilage that turns into bone through a process called ossification as they grow older. The total number of bones in new born baby is 300

Number Of Bones In Human Foot - 26

The human foot and ankle contains 26 bones with 33 joints.

Number Of Bones In Hand - 27

The total number of bones in human hand including the wrist are 27. The wrist has 8, the palm contains 5 while the fingers and thumb has 14.

Average Life Of RBC - 127

The red blood cells are produced mainly in the bone marrow and are expected to last up to approximately 120 days.

Fastest Enzymes - Carbonic anhydrase

Carbonic anhydrase is a kind of enzyme that catalyze the interconversion between carbon dioxide and water and the dissociated ions of carbonic acid.

Largest Nerve - Sciatic Nerve

The sciatic nerve is the largest and longest nerve in the body that begins in the lower back and runs through the buttock and down the lower limb.

Biggest Cell - Egg Cell

The egg cell also known as ovum is the biggest cell in human. It is the female reproductive cell in oogamous organisms.

Average Length Of Small Intestine - 7 m

The small intestine in adults is usually long and narrow and about 7m long.

Hope you like our list; over to you, share with us through the comment box below, other amazing human body parts and other facts worth shearing.

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