Human body composition

approaches and applications.
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Symposium Publications Division, Pergamon Press , Oxford, New York
Body composition -- Addresses, essays, lec
StatementEdited by Josef Brožek.
SeriesSymposia of the Society for the Study of Human Biology ;, v. 7
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LC ClassificationsQP521 .B69 1965
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Paginationx, 311 p.
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Open LibraryOL5942986M
LC Control Number65013878

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Oxygen is the most abundant element in the human body accounting for approximately 65% of a person's mass. Each water molecule consists of two hydrogen atoms bonded to one oxygen atom, but the mass of each oxygen atom is much higher than the combined mass of the hydrogen.

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The human body is the structure of a human is composed of many different types of cells that together create tissues and subsequently organ ensure homeostasis and the viability of the human body.

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