Our human body is very complicated. If you break it down, it’s basically a bunch of cells. Some cells group up and form tissues. Then from tissues grouping up, we get organs. All the processes inside our body, molecular or major, are way too complex for us to even try to comprehend. But we found some interesting facts about the human body that will make you think for ages.
Here you go, enjoy!
- The biggest cell in the human body is an egg/ovum which is hardly visible to the naked eye.
- In an adult human, blood circulates about 12,000 miles (19,000 km) a day. This is like traveling from east to west transversely through the Pacific Ocean.
- A human heart beats over 3 billion times during an average human lifespan.
- If you spread out an adult human’s brain, it would be about the size of a pillowcase.
- A human eye can distinguish between approximately 10 million different colors.
- Fingers don’t have muscles that facilitate movement. The tendons in our fingers are moved by the muscles of the forearm.
- The average person has about 5 pounds of bacteria in his or her digestive system.
- The human brain uses just as much power as a 10-watt light bulb.
- The brain contains 86 billion nerve cells joined by 100 trillion connections. This is more than the number of stars in the Milky Way.
- The word “organ” comes from an old Greek word, organon, which means “tool” or “instrument.”