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Property Number of hairs on human head
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Range 90,000-150,000
Units unitless
Reference Amazing numbers in biology, Rainer Flindt, Springer 2006, pp. 212 table 4.2.2
Primary Source See references-Bertelsmann 1979, Meyer 1964, Rucker 1967-in German in the book mentioned above
Comments Blonde 150,000 brown haired 110,000 black haired 100,000 red haired 90,000. In addition, all have 25,000 body hairs, 420 eyelashes, 600 eyebrows. For approximately 150,000 scalp hairs see Wolfram 2003 PMID 12789162 p.S106 left column 2nd paragraph
Entered By igal milo
Date Added May 22, 2008 10:16 PM
Date Edited Nov 07, 2017 6:59 AM
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