Tongue heals 10x faster than finger

https://www.discovermagazine.com/health/why-mouth-wounds-heal-faster-than-skin-scrapes


I discovered this after a gnarly tongue biting 3/4" longitudinally down to the tip. I suffered, rinsed and gargled, then took it easy not to use my tongue for about 10 mins. I thought it would take ages longer, but, a quick check 10 mins later revealed no longer any blood and a scrape that could barely be seen. Roughly 10 mins earlier, this scrape was a line leaking blood, and pulsing.


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