Fun Facts about Anatomy and Physiology 2

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Fun Facts about Anatomy & Fun Facts about Anatomy & Physiology Physiology Alan D. Morales, LAT, M.Ed. Athletic Trainer
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Skeletal System A human has a bone just after the spine ends, which helps proves that humans once had tails (possibly). 25% of a human’s bones are in its feet. The only bone in the human body not connected to another is the hyoid. The longest bone is "FEMUR" or "THIGH BONE. The smallest bone is "STAPES" present in middle ear ENAMEL teeth) is the hardest part of our body.
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Muscular System It takes 17 muscles to smile, 43 to frown and 47 muscles to STARE. The largest muscle in our body is the Gluteus. Jaw muscles can provide about 200 pounds of force to bring the back teeth together for chewing. The human body has over 600 muscles, 40% of the body’s weight. The longest muscle in the human body is the Sartorius. Human bodies produce 70 kg of ATP (a molecule that stores energy, permitting us to do nearly everything the body does) per day.
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Integumentary System 10% of human dry weight comes from bacteria. A fingernail or toenail takes about 6 months to grow from base to tip. A human being loses an average of 40 to 100 strands of hair a day. An average human scalp has 100,000 hairs.
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Integumentary System Blondes have more hair than dark-haired people. Each square inch of human skin consists of twenty feet of blood vessels. Every square inch of the human body has an average of 32 million bacteria on it. Fingernails grow faster than toenails. Fingerprints serve a function - they provide traction for the fingers to grasp things.
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Humans shed about 600,000 particles of skin every hour - about 1.5 pounds a year. Humans shed and re-grow outer skin cells about every 27 days. The largest human organ is the skin,
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course PDBIO 220 taught by Professor Tomco during the Winter '09 term at BYU.

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