The female egg cell is the largest cell in the human body.

 

Diagram of a human egg cell
Diagram of a human egg cell. Author: KDS444/CC BY-SA 3.0

Most cells in the human body are too tiny to be seen without a microscope but the female egg cell is visible to the naked eye, about the size of a period on a piece of paper. Interestingly, on the other side of the spectrum is the male sperm cell, which is the smallest cell.

 

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