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Question: If you lined up all the neurons in the brain end to end, they would stretch:
Answer: The brain’s 100,000,000,000 neurons would stretch approximately 621 miles (1,000 kilometers). They would be too narrow to see without a microscope, however!
Question: What percentage of our body energy is used to power the brain?
Answer: The brain uses some 20 percent of all caloric energy. This is about twice the amount required by chimpanzees and other nonhuman primates.
Question: For what organ is dialysis used?
Answer: When the kidney fails in its work of filtering impurities in the bloodstream, artificial filtering called dialysis is often used.
Question: What is the main organ of the cardiovascular system?
Answer: The heart is the main organ of the cardiovascular system, which supplies blood to the body.
Question: What are the chambers of the heart called?
Answer: The chambers of the heart are called atria and ventricles. There are two of each.
Question: On average, how many times does the human heart beat each minute?
Answer: The heart muscle beats an average of 70 times per minute. More than 1 gallon (3.8 liters) of blood pass through the heart every minute.
Question: What is another word for the alimentary canal?
Answer: The alimentary canal and the digestive tract describe the organs through which food passes in the human body.
Question: What is the part of the eye where the image must be focused?
Answer: The eye contains a lens that bends light rays so that they meet, focusing on a part of the eye known as the retina.
Question: Which of these are found in the eyes?
Answer: Cones are photoreceptor cells in the retinas of vertebrates. They are essential for distinguishing colors.
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