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20 Amazing Facts of Human Body Parts
  1. The tongue, relative to size, is the strongest muscle of the human body.
  2. It is impossible to lick your elbow.
  3. Human thighbones are stronger than concrete.
  4. The most sensitive cluster of nerves is found at the base of the spine.
  5. The ears and the nose continue to grow throughout the entire life.
  6. The average human blinks their eyes 6,205,000 times each year. And according to medical doctors who basically use eye chart for vision testing basic instrument for checkup is eye chart, women blink nearly twice as men.
  7. The heart stops for a millisecond whenever a person sneezes.
  8. The rib can be fractured when a person sneezes too hard. The blood vessels on the head or neck can be ruptured when he/she suppressed a sneeze.
  9. Every person does not only have a unique fingerprints but tongue prints as well.
  10. There are 300 bones from the start a person is born and when he/she becomes adult; there are only 206 bones left.
  11. It takes an hour for the stomach to break down cow milk.
  12. The average lifetime of taste buds is only 10 days.
  13. Ten of the human body parts are composed of 3 letters (eye, hip, arm, leg, ear, toe, jaw, rib, lip, gum).
  14. The average human heart beats 3,000 million times in its lifetime and pumps 48 million gallons of blood.
  15. In 24 hour period, an average person breathes 23,040 times.
  16. Eighty percent of the human body consists of water.
  17. The substance that makes up the fingernails is also the same substance that makes up the hair.
  18. Newborn babies, when examined by healthcare professionals who uses pediatric stethoscope do not have knee caps. The said body part organ will only start to develop once they reached 2 years old.
  19. The average human brain has approximately 100 billion nerve cells.
  20. The hyoid bone, which is found in the throat, is the only jointless bone in the human body.