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Your body is made up of ____________

cells

Who built the first microscope?

Antony van Leeuwenhoek

What did van Leeuwenhoek called objects seen in the original microscope?

van Leeuwenhoek called the now know as cells, animalcules

What did Robert Hooke contribute to the science world?

Hooke saw "chambers like monks chambers" in cork and and plant tissue, he named it cell

Schleiden & Schwann proposed that _________

all plants and animals are made of cells

Rudolf Virchow did what?

Virchow says that all cells are from pre-existing cells

The blob in the middle of a cell is called a _________

Nucleus

Mitosis

Mitosis is when cells divide



What is the fastest growing organ in the human body?

The skin is the fastest growing organ

DNA is found in?

Cells

Anything living is made of?

Cells

How many cells are in the human body?

Approximately 100 trillion cells

The ______ is the outside layer of skin

The epidermis

What is the scientific term for pigment?

Melanin

Every person has a different ________

Finger Print