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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Amazing Facts About The Human Body Three | Scienceray

Amazing Facts About The Human Body Three | Scienceray

Here’s a list of amazing human body parts that will surely surprise or at least stun you.

1.) Among the fastest moving human body parts are the blood. Unbelievably, it travels 96,540 km per day on its journey through the body. That is faster than the fastest jet planes ever invented by men which is equivalent to 4,022 km/hr
2.) Our stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every 14 days. If it fails to do so, the stomach would digest itself.
3.) How many muscles interact before a person can produce s speech? Well, believe it or not but there are 72 muscles that have to interact before you can do so.
4.) Do you know that the only part of our body without joint is the hyoid bone? This bone is located in our throat.
5.) The strongest muscle in the human body is the masseter muscle in the jaw but in relation to size, the tongue is the strongest muscle in the body.

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6.) The strongest human bone is the thigh bone. It’s stronger than concrete and as strong as granite. A single block of bone the size of a matchbox can support 9 tonnes which is 4X as much as concrete can support.

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