Question & Answer
QUESTION

Name the Largest and the Smallest Cell in the Human Body ?

ANSWER

Cells are of different shapes and sizes. Different shapes and sizes are due to different functions performed by different cells. The smallest cell is Mycoplasma (PPLO-Pleuro pneumonia like organims). It is about 10 micrometer in size. The largest cells is an egg cell of ostrich. The longest cell is the nerve cell. The largest cell in the human body is female ovum. Smallest cell in the human body is male gametes, that is, sperm.