What Elements Make up the Human Body?


The special elements that make up the human body include: oxygen, nitrogen, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, sulphur, fluorine, sodium, mercury, yttrium, beryllium, hydrogen, copper, vanadium, thorium, iron, molybdenum, cobalt, zinc, silicon, carbon, aluminium, iodine, manganese, arsenic, lithium, silver, niobium, nickel, selenium zirconium and tellurium. Nature combines these elements in a unique ways to make a living breathing person.
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Hydrogen accounts for 63% of our atoms, but oxygen accounts for 65% of our mass. Answer: There are 60 types of elements normally detectable in the human body with two dozen known
Oxygen 65% Carbon 18% Hydrogen 10% Nitrogen 3% Calcium 1.5% Phosphorus 1.2% Potassium 0.2% Sulfur 0.2% Chlorine 0.2% Sodium 0.1% Magnesium 0.05% (percentages by mass) Also manganese
Sodium. Sodium is an alkali metal that bonds readily with other elements or ions. Alone, it is a soft but violent element that burns in the air and reacts violently with water. But
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The human body is made up of oxygen, hydrogen, carbon, and nitrogen. It also contains trace elements such as calcium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, chlorine, magnesium and sulfur.
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