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Fascinating and Amazing Human Body Facts and Trivia

Published: 2015-06-11 - Updated: 2020-03-31
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Synopsis: Over 500 strange, weird and fascinating list of unusual facts and trivia regarding parts of the amazing human body. A heartbeat is the sound made by the closure of the heart valves when blood is pushed through its chamber. The 5 vital organs that are considered essential for human survival are; the brain, heart, kidneys, liver and the lungs.

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The Incredible Human Body

The human body is defined as the entire structure of a human being and comprises a head, neck, trunk (which includes the thorax and abdomen), arms and hands, legs and feet. The five vital organs essential for human survival are the brain, heart, kidneys, liver and lungs.


Metabolism is something that consists of both, 'Catabolism,' and, 'Anabolism;' which are the buildup and breakdown of substances. In the field of Biology, Metabolism refers to all of the body's chemical processes, the digestion of food, and the elimination of waste. Every part of the human body is composed of various types of cells, the fundamental unit of life. The study of the human body involves both a) anatomy and b) physiology.

The Main Parts of the Human Body Are:

  • Abdominal - Abdomen
  • Cranial - Skull
  • Digital - Fingers and toes
  • Femoral - Thigh
  • Gluteal - Buttock
  • Inguinal - Groin
  • Lumbar - Loin
  • Mammary - Breast
  • Nasal - Nose
  • Pectoral - Chest
  • Thoracis - Chest
  • Ventral - Stomach

Learn More: Human Anatomy: Human Body Systems


Human Ears and Hearing Facts:

Human Nose and Smelling Facts:

Sleep and Dreaming Facts:

Human Teeth Facts:

Human Brain Facts:

Labeled diagram of the human skeleton.
Labeled diagram of the human skeleton.

Human Bones, Joints and Muscles Facts:

Amazing Baby Facts:

Facts About Human Organs:


Body Fat Facts:

Human Hair Facts:

Human Skin Facts:

Amazing Facts About Blood and the Heart:

Human Eyes Facts:

Human Finger and Toenail Facts:

Miscellaneous Human Body Facts:

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