Updated 21 February 2017

SEE: 10 mind-blowing images of the human body

The human body is a marvelous, but complex organism. Here are 10 images that should give you a new appreciation of your body.


The human body has 12 organ systems (e.g. digestive, immune, reproductive and nervous) and each one has a unique function.

The skin is the biggest organ, and the pineal gland near the centre of the brain is considered to be the smallest. 

Even though we know a lot about the body, there is still a lot to learn. 

Seeing different body parts and organs through the lens of a microscope can change you perspective. Here are 10 images that will hopefully give you a new appreciation of your body. 


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