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ECM/BCM ratio

The ECM/BCM ratio is the ratio of extracellular mass to body cell mass. Fat-free mass consisting of 50% extracellular mass and 50% body cell mass has an ECM/BCM ratio of 1.0. ECM/BCM typically ranges from 0.8 to 2.0 or a 55% to 33% proportion of body cell mass to fat-free mass respectively.

Practitioners use ECM/BCM to relate the amount of body cell mass to total fat-free mass. In this way, the ECM/BCM ratio can be used as an alternative to phase angle.
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