How Many Cells Are In The Human Body?

taangerine | Student

There are 37 trillion cells in the average human body. 

parama9000 | Student

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.

givingiswinning | Student

over a trillion different cells

crystaltu001 | Student

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

also it depends on the age of the person.

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

ik9744 | Student

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

jess1999 | Student

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.

zumba96 | Student

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. 

arrellbelle | Student

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.

fashionableb1 | Student

about 37 trillion cells

atyourservice | Student

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

Yojana_Thapa | Student

A lot! Wikipedia says there are about 100 Trillion.

willyzhu | Student

60-90 trillion

fact-finder | Student

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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