How much do you know about yourself?

For example-

  • The sound made by necks, backs, knuckles and other joints when they’re cracked is the sound of bubbles popping in the joints’ fluid.
  • A human baby has over 60 more bones than an Adult.
  • Your body has enough iron in it to make a metal nail 3 inches long.

Now here are some of the interesting facts and figures of the Human Body which are important from exam perspective, especially in General Competitions like SSC, Bank, IBPS, RRB, etc.

Note- The article is also very important for medical exams.

S. No.
1. Busiest Organ of the Human Body Heart
2. Normal Blood Pressure 120/80 mm of Hg (mercury)
3. Largest Organ of the Body Skin
4. Fastest Growing tissue in Human Body Hair
5. Tissue that doesn’t receive Oxygen from blood Nail  (Cornea too)
6. Part of the body that cannot heal or repair of its own Teeth
7. Only joint less bone present in the throat area Hyoid Bone
8. Maximum power of regeneration Liver
9. The minimum power of regeneration Skin
10. Life Span of RBC (Red Blood Cells) 120 Days (100-120 days)
S. No.
1. Longest Bone in the Human Body The Femur (Thigh Bone)
2. Longest Cell Neuron
3. Largest Gland Liver
4. Smallest Muscles Gluteus Maximus
5. Smallest Bone Stapes
6. Longest Nerve Sciatic
7. Largest Artery Aorta
8. Largest Vein Vena Cava (Interior)
9. Largest Endocrine Gland Thyroid Gland
10. Smallest Endocrine Gland Pituitary Gland

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S. No.
1. pH of Stomach 1.4
2. pH of Blood 7.4
3. pH of Urine 6.0
4. pH of Pancreatic Juice 8.5
5. pH of Saliva 7.2
6 pH of Bile 7.7
7. No. of RBC in Male 5 to 5.5 mill per mm³
8. No. of RBC in Female 4.5 to mill per mm³
9. Number of Platelets 200000 – 400000 per mm³
10. Number of WBC 5000 to 10000 per mm³
11. Percentage of Haemoglobin in Male 14 to 16 g per cc
12. Percentage of Haemoglobin in Female 12 – 14 per cc

Note – The data given above are the average values, it may vary from text to text. From the exam point consider the nearby values.

S. No.    
1. No. of Cranial Nerves 12 Pairs
2. Total Number of Bones 206 (Male) & 208 (Female)
3. Total Number of Muscles 639
4. Universal Blood Donor Group Group O (or Blood O negative)
5. Universal Blood Acceptor Group Group AB (or Blood AB positive)
6. Number of Spinal Nerves 31 Pairs
7. Body Temperature 98.4 Fahrenheit
8. Rate of Breathing 16 to 20 per minutes
9. Weight of Brain 1400 gram
10. Rate of Heartbeats 72 per minute

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