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Elements in the Human Body (25)

Here are all the elements required if you want to build a human body, in order of the quantity required. An actual body contains small amounts of most other elements it's picked up from the environment, but these are the only ones you actually need.

Click any element below to see all the samples of that element.

Text and images Copyright (c) 2010 by Theodore W. Gray.

Oxygen Carbon Hydrogen
Nitrogen Calcium Phosphorus
Sulfur Potassium Sodium
Chlorine Magnesium Silicon
Iron Fluorine Zinc
Copper Manganese Tin
Iodine Selenium Nickel
Molybdenum Vanadium Chromium
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