Facts about the Human Body
- Each hand has 27 bones: 8 in the wrist, 5 in the palm and 14 in the fingers.
- Tears are normally secreted through two canals near the corner of the eyes.
- The nose can recognise upto 1,000 different smells. It is the air conditioning unit of the body.
- Fingers have no muscles.
- Nails are made up of hardened skin called keratin and protect the ends of the fingers and toes.
- The stongest muscle in the human body is the masseter muscle in the Jaw.
- The smallest muscle in the body is located in the middle ear.
- The human heart pumps over 13,640 litres of blood per day.