What is the volume of blood in an average adult male?

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What is the volume of blood in an average adult male?

Blood and the Body:

Blood is circulated via the cardiovascular (circulatory) system through the lungs and to every cell throughout the body. Blood carries substances such as important minerals (like magnesium and iron), nutrients (e.g. sugars and fats), as well as water and molecular oxygen.

Answer and Explanation:

A typical adult male has approximately 5 L (or 5000 mL) of blood, where L = liters and mL = milliliters. Note however that this amount can vary,...

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