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# How much does the average human arm weigh?

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According to Shirley Kindrick, the human arm is approximately 6.5 percent of a person's total body weight. For instance, the average weight of a male is 194.7 pounds, meaning the average weight of a male arm is 12.6555 pounds.

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As of June 14, 2014, Statistic Brain states the average weight of a female is 164.7 pounds. This means the average weight of a female arm is 10.7 pounds.

In Africa, the average adult weight is 133.8 pounds, while in Europe, the average weight is 156.1 pounds. Therefore, the average weight of an arm is 8.7 pounds in Africa and 10.15 pounds in Europe.

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The length of the average human arm is 25 inches. However, the length varies because 25 inches is the average for a young man with average height and health.

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The human arm, like much of the rest of the body, is composed of skin, fat, muscle, connective tissue and bone. The upper arm contains one bone, the humerus, which is joined at the elbow joint with the two bones of the forearm, the radius and ulna. These bones are joined to the hand at the wrist, which is a base for the carpals, metacarpals and phalanges, or fingers.

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According to Healthline, the human arm is composed of three bones, divided amongst two anatomical sections. The upper arm or brachium, which is the region between the shoulder and elbow joint, contains the humerus. The forearm or antebrachium contains two parallel bones, the radius and ulna.