This page illustrates how big various objects are relative to each other. Only the smallest sizes have been depicted. Remember: one thousand nanometers (nm) equals one micrometer, or micron, (µm); one thousand microns equals one millimeter (mm). These sizes are meant a approximates since there is no uniform size for anything except glucose.
The sizes were obtained from Biology by Neil Campbell.
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