Fraction of mass that is water in standard adult person

Range 50-60 %
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference John Harte, Consider a Spherical Cow: A Course in Environmental Problem Solving, Berkeley. 1988. University Science Books
Primary Source Adapted from international comission on Radiological Protection (1975) Table - Table link - link
Comments Low value (50%) for woman. High value (60%) for man.
Entered by Uri M
ID 103494