Lean Body Weight from Total Body Water
|To estimate the lean body mass in an adult from the person's total body water.|
|Internal Medicine, Nutrition|
If total body water is known from using antipyrine or other marker, then the formula of Pace and Rathbun can be used to estimate the lean body mass. Water was found to constitute 72.4% of the fat-free (lean) body mass.
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