12 body organs you can live without


The human body is a marvelous machine. With more than 600 muscles, approximately 206 bones, and thousands of tendons, there are a lot of moving parts that go into keeping a person alive. Our organs are at the center of all this action. Each one is a part of a larger system and has a specific purpose that allows our bodies to perform many of life’s basic functions.

But did you know that the body is capable of carrying on without some of them?

It turns out that you don’t actually need all of your organs to live.

Due to a combination of evolution and medical advancements, countless humans have lived and are currently living without several organs that were once thought of as vital.

Here’s a list of the organs you could get by without.

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