Human Body

Blood and Circulation

How much blood does the average-sized adult human have?

An adult man has 5.3 to 6.4 quarts, or 1.5 gallons (5 to 6 liters), of blood, while an adult woman has 4.5 to 5.3 quarts, or 1.2 gallons (4 to 5 liters). Differences are due to the sex of the individual, body size, fluid and electrolyte concentrations, and amount of body fat.


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