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Mesentery: New organ discovered inside human body

Mesentery

A new organ has been discovered hiding in plain sight inside the human body.Known as the mesentery, it was previously thought to be just a few fragmented structures in the digestive system.

But scientists have realized it is in fact one, continuous organ.

Although its function is still unclear, the discovery opens up “a whole new area of science,” according to J Calvin Coffey, a researcher at the University Hospital Limerick, who first discovered it.

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22 Amazing Facts About The Human Body That Will Blow You Away

We all know that the human body can be pretty amazing… and weird. Here are 22 facts that will make you think twice about your body and what it is capable of.

#1. The muscles in your eyes focus at least 100,000 times a day. To put this in perspective, that’s like exercising your leg muscles for 50 miles.image00131

#2. There is an ecosystem of bacteria in your belly button the size of a rainforest Continue reading 22 Amazing Facts About The Human Body That Will Blow You Away