Numbers of cells in the human body?
Rattus the RAT
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Tue Mar 19 21:48:55 EST 2002
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> 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.
> 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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