Some average weights of human organs include 1.5 ounces for the bladder, 9.6 ounces for the heart, 47 ounces for a brain and 55 ounces for the liver, according to Ohio State University's Department of Pathology. Weights of organs vary from males to females, and the weights of larger organs can differ among individuals by several ounces.Continue Reading
The typical weight range for the bladder is 1 to 2 ounces. A male's heart normally weighs between 9.5 and 9.9 ounces, whereas a woman's heart averages 8.8 to 9.9 ounces. Ohio State University explains a man's brain is from 48 to 51.1 ounces, and a woman's ranges from 44 to 45 ounces. The liver usually weighs between 50.8 and 59.3 ounces.
InfoPlease explains that human skin weighs between 8 to 10 pounds in normal adults, with around 22 square feet of area. The skin is the largest organ in the body in terms of weight and area. One of the smallest organs in the body, the pineal gland, weighs around 0.2 gram, or 0.007 ounce. The pineal gland is in the center of the brain, according to Kids Discover. The parathyroid is between 0.004 and 0.006 ounce, or 0.12 to 0.18 gram.
An organ is defined as a collection of tissue, in animals and plants, that performs a specific function. For instance, the heart performs a vital function that pumps blood throughout the body of a vertebrate animal.Learn more about Organs
The gall bladder is located on the upper right section of the abdomen right below and behind the liver. Three inches long and half as wide, the small organ's function is to store and concentrate the bile produced by the liver and then release it into the small intestine's duodenum.Full Answer >
The vital organs are the brain, the heart, the lungs, the liver and the kidneys. These are organs that a person couldn't live without if one or the pair of them were entirely removed.Full Answer >
The spleen is located under the left side of the diaphragm and near the stomach, pancreas, liver and the heart. The inferior vena cava and the hepatic artery, coming from the heart, are located to the right of the spleen. The organ is protected by the rib cage.Full Answer >
According to WebMd, the average male heart weighs 10 ounces. The average female heart weighs 8 ounces. The human heart is about the size of a fist.Full Answer >