Weights of the skeleton and of the bones in grams and as percentages of total skeletal weight

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Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference E. W. Lowrance and Homer B. Latimer, Measurements of Human Bones from Asia, Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science (1903-), Vol. 67, No. 1 (Spring, 1964),pp. 25-35 link p.28 table 1 PubMed ID14248842
Method The entire skeleton and the individual bones, except the hyoid, were weighed on a Troemner laboratory balance sensitive to 1 gm. The hyoid bone was weighed on a laboratory balance sensitive to 0.1 gm.
Comments 105 disarticulated human skeletons from Asia were purchased from the Clay-Adams Company for use in the study collections issued to the medical students.
Entered by Uri M
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