Talk:List of distinct cell types in the adult human body The article states there are "300 different cell types in the human body. " However, this is under the heading: "Exocrine secretory epithelial cells." and I found only one internet resource where cell type descriptions can be found.
Cells in the human body number in the trillions and come in all shapes and sizes. These tiny structures are the basic unit of living organisms. Cells comprise tissues, tissues comprise organs, organs form organ systems, and organ systems work together in an organism.There are hundreds of different types of cells in the body and the structure of a cell is perfectly suited for the role it performs.
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List of distinct cell types in the adult human body. See also: Cell type. There are many different types of cell in the human body. Cells that are derived primarily from endoderm Type II carotid body cell (blood pH sensor) Type I hair cell of vestibular system of ear (acceleration and gravity).