4.1b Cell Size and Shape
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How many cells are found in an adult human (approximately)?
75 trillion cells.
What is the range in size of human cells?
Most cells in the human body are between 1 micrometer and 100 micrometer in diameter.
What are the six common shapes of cells?
Irregular, biconcave disc, cube-shaped, column-shaped, spherical, cylindrical
Irregular cell shape (example)
Biconcave disc shape (example)
Red blood cells
Cube-shaped cell (example)
Kidney tubule cell
Column shaped cell (example)
Intestinal lining cells
Spherical shaped cell (example)
Cylindrical cells (example)
Skeletal muscle cells
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