How much an adult man's femur and humerus weigh?

  • #1
Hi.

It seems the dry weight and fresh weight of each human bones aren't the same, for example the dry weight and fresh weight of a man's humerus and femur aren't the same and very different. What is the dry weight and fresh weight of a man's humerus and femur?
 

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Can you think of a reason why a person's bones, ripped from the living flesh, might weight more than when they are dried out? (Hint: what does 'to dry' mean?)
 
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He's asking for the weights, not why they differ.
 
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Can someone give some answers and opinions?
 

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