Parasites can be found throughout the human body depending upon the parasite type. The three main classes of parasites that cause disease in humans include protozoa, ectoparasites and helminths. More »

Parasites found in the human body include tapeworm, amoebas, trypanosoma and liver flukes, according to WebMD, the World Health Organization, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These parasites mostly ent... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The plasmodia parasite that causes malaria enters the human body through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito, reports These parasites infect the liver cells and reproduce, causing the cells to burst ope... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

In the human body, mitosis occurs in the nucleus of the body's normal cells (the somatic cells). It does not occur in gamete cells (cells that are a part of reproduction). More »

The brain is important in the human body because it allows a person to think, feel and store memories, and it controls and coordinates the body’s actions and reactions, states the Atlanta Brain and Spine Care. The brain ... More »

In the human body, some digestive enzymes are amylase, lipase, pepsin, trypsin and nuclease. Digestive enzymes breakdown different types of nutrients, such as lipids, carbohydrates and proteins as digested food makes its... More »

The largest blood vessel in the human body is the aorta. Rising up from the left ventricle of the heart, the aorta curves down and passes through the chest cavity and into the abdomen. More »