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Did you know that the tooth is the only part of the human body that cannot repair itself? Did you know that our bodies are made up of 80% water? Can you guess which four body parts we don't require? Read our facts sheets for kids to discover the answer and learn fascinating facts about human bodies

Fun Fact 1: The basic parts of a human body can be identified as; head, neck, torso, two arms, two hands, two legs and two feet

Fun Fact 2: Our bodies are made up of trillions of tiny living cells, each one performs a special task, together they form our body parts which includes; 206 bones, 640 muscles and 22 internal organs

Fun Fact 3: The scientific name for the study of body parts and their structures is anatomy

Fun Fact 4: Body parts can be identified through different human body systems including; the circulatory system, nervous system, respiratory system, digestive system, skeletal system and the muscular system

Fun Fact 5: Different types of cells combine to make up our body parts, some examples of body cells include: skin cells, muscle cells, nerve cells and fat cells

Fun Fact 6: How many scientific parts does a human being have? The Terminologia Anatomica (TA) is the international standard on human anatomic language; it has 7,500 human elements listed

Fun Fact 7: Your biggest body part is your skin! Approximately 2 square metres of skin covers the surface area of your body

Fun Fact 8: We have body parts that we don't need! Our bodies are able to function without our appendix, tonsils, wisdom teeth and little toes

Fun Fact 9: A foot contains more parts than your probably think; 26 bones, 33 joints and over 100 muscles and tendons!

Fun Fact 10: Did you know that your ears and nose are the only parts of your body that will continue to grow throughout your life?

Fun Fact 11: Fascinating fact! Did you know that 50% of human DNA is same as the DNA in a banana? Humans also have over 95% identical DNA with chimpanzees!

Fun Fact 12: Did you know that the tooth is the only part of the human body that cannot repair itself?  Our teeth are coated with enamel; which is not a living tissue this means it cannot repair itself. If we chip or break a tooth we need to visit a dentist to have it repaired

Fun Fact 13: The masseter is the strongest muscle in the human body, it is the muscle we use to chew; it is capable of pulling up to 80 times its own weight

Fun Fact 14: Funny fact! A human has the same number of bones in its neck as a giraffe; they both have seven bones in their neck - the giraffe's neck bones are just a bit longer!

Fun Fact 15: All of your body parts require the same 3 requirements; food, water and oxygen. Make sure that you eat healthily, drink lots of water and exercise regularly to help your body work well for you!

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