Numbers of cells in the human body?

Rattus the RAT rats_and_guns_n_roses at
Tue Mar 19 21:48:55 EST 2002

<rab4m at> a écrit dans le message news:
SIMEON.10203191033.E at
>    Just a comment about the issue of the number of cells in the human
> nervous sytem. One has to be careful to distinguish between number of
> and number of total cells in the nervous system.  There are approximately
> times as many glial cells (non-neuronal supporting cells) as neurons.
Many of
> the recent estimates cite 100 million neurons (and hence a total of a
> neurons plus glial cells)

That would make 1 billion, not 1 trillion.


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