Every day doctors and other medical experts find new diseases, they come up with new medical treatments and begin type of new medical practices. That’s because the human body is a very intricate system.
The body’s complex functions can produce a symptom and that can lead to a new bizarre disease or disorder. There are more than a hundred strange medical facts that you might not know about. Below are some of the more interesting, and mind-boggling ones.
Bizarre Medical Facts
It’s been found that at minimum 1 out of every 4 orthopedic surgeons have operated on or cut the wrong body part at one time or another in their medical career.
Studies have shown that a persons thumb is approximately the same length as their nose.
One in every 1000 babies are born with a tooth!
A fetus will develop it’s fingerprints by the time it’s 3 months old.
A human can die from lack of sleep before he or she will die from starvation, which usually takes at least a few weeks.
More than half of the dust found in a home consists of human skin.
The female egg cell is the largest human cell and the male sperm cell is the smallest in a person.
The hardest substance found in the human body is the enamel covering our teeth.
The human body’s nerve impulses that run back and fourth from the human brain can travel at speeds as fast as 170 miles per hour.
The fastest growing hair on the human body is facial hair.
If not subjected to any kind of trauma or breakage the average lifespan human hair is approximately 3 to 7 years.
The fastest growing human fingernail is the one found on the middle finger of a persons dominant hand.
The small intestine is the largest internal organ in a human body.
The acid that is found in the human stomach for digestion is so strong that it can dissolve a razor’s metal blade.
The human liver performs more than 500 different bodily.
Women blink more than men on average.
The size of a full human bladder is bigger than a baseball.
The human eye remains it’s same size since birth and the human nose and ears never stop growing.
The strongest muscle in humans is the tongue.
An adult human’s body creates 300 billion new cells daily.
As you can see from the things listed above there are some strange and bizarre facts about the human body. We hope you enjoyed this article and that you learned a few interesting things that you didn’t know.
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