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How many molecules are there in an average human body?

Question #138866. Asked by nautilator.
Last updated May 14 2021.
Originally posted Jan 08 2015 6:39 PM.

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The number likely varies between people greatly but assuming the human body contains between 10^13 and 10^14 cells. Similarly the number of molecules per cell also has high variability but is estimated to be 23 trillion per cell from this site. This provides an estimate of 10^27 molecules in the human body, a seemingly unfathomable number. webpage no longer exists

Response last updated by gtho4 on May 14 2021.
Jan 09 2015, 7:18 PM
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