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How Many Cells Are In The Human Body?

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Posted October 9, 2011 at 4:00 PM via web

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How Many Cells Are In The Human Body?

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Posted October 10, 2011 at 4:00 PM (Answer #1)

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Depending on the source, that figure varies from 50 to 75 trillion cells.

Sources: Asimov, Isaac. The Human Body, New rev. ed., p. 79; New Encyclopaedia Britannica, vol. 6, p. 134; Van Amerogen, C. The Way Things Work Book of the Body, p. 13.

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willyzhu | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted May 24, 2012 at 2:02 PM (Answer #2)

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60-90 trillion

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Yojana_Thapa | Student, Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted January 27, 2014 at 12:45 AM (Answer #4)

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A lot! Wikipedia says there are about 100 Trillion.

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atyourservice | Student, Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted March 23, 2014 at 7:00 PM (Answer #5)

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10,000,000,000,000 based on physics fact

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fashionableb1 | Student, Grade 10 | Salutatorian

Posted March 24, 2014 at 8:20 PM (Answer #6)

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about 37 trillion cells

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arrellbelle | Student, College Sophomore | Valedictorian

Posted June 7, 2014 at 6:24 PM (Answer #7)

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That depends on where and who you get these facts from. The obvious fact is that it is over a trillion different cells because we lose cells everyday, but gain back cells everyday as well. So there isn't a set number. However, if you want a range, they can vary from 37.2 trillion cells.

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zumba96 | Student, Grade 11 | Valedictorian

Posted June 12, 2014 at 1:39 AM (Answer #8)

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There are actually a couple theories ranging for how many cells are in the human body but we now for a fact there are at least 37 trillion cells as the Smithsonian states. But the number would never stay the same no matter how many cells are found in the human body since you lose and gain cells everyday. 

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jess1999 | Student, Grade 9 | Valedictorian

Posted June 16, 2014 at 1:20 AM (Answer #9)

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Some researchers thinks there is about 37.2 trillion cells in our body, but there really isn't an exact answer because scientists have different opinions. There are some scientists who believe that we have cells ranging from 48 trillion to 58 trillion. The thing with counting the cells though is they reproduce everyday, so it's hard to have an exact number.

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ik9744 | TA , Grade 9 | Valedictorian

Posted June 26, 2014 at 6:32 AM (Answer #10)

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There are abut 37 trillion cells in our body. But it could vary.

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acompanioninthetardis | Student, Undergraduate | Valedictorian

Posted June 28, 2014 at 1:12 AM (Answer #11)

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there is no definite answer to this because we are constantly loosing and regrowing cells.

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acompanioninthetardis | Student, Undergraduate | Valedictorian

Posted June 28, 2014 at 1:13 AM (Answer #12)

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also it depends on the age of the person.

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crystaltu001 | Student, Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted July 6, 2014 at 7:44 AM (Answer #13)

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There is no accurate answer because we are constantly losing and regrowing more cells

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givingiswinning | Student, Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted July 31, 2014 at 11:52 AM (Answer #14)

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over a trillion different cells

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parama9000 | Student, Grade 11 | Valedictorian

Posted July 31, 2014 at 1:26 PM (Answer #15)

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There is no definite answer as age, health, diet, or environmental factors in general do affect the number of cells we have. A general estimate would be over trillions of cells.

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taangerine | Student, Grade 11 | Valedictorian

Posted August 16, 2014 at 12:27 AM (Answer #16)

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There are 37 trillion cells in the average human body. 

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