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How maney bones in our body

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Asked by Nishar Sarim, 20 Dec '12 07:03 pm
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We learned that the skeleton of an adult human is comprised of 206 bones and two systems, the axial skeleton (the trunk of our body) and the appendicular skeleton (our limbs).

The bones themselves are divided up into four classes: long bones (which make up the limbs), short bones (which are grouped together to strengthen our skeleton), flat bones (which protect our body and provide a place for muscles to attach), and, our personal favorite, irregular bones (those oddly shaped bones that don't fit into any of the other three categories).

At Education World, we picked up some other interesting facts about the human skeleton. For instance, while the adult skeleton contains 206 bones, the skeleton of an infant contains 350 (the bones fuse together as you grow). And more than half of your 206 bones are found in your hands and feet.
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Answered by anil garg, 20 Dec '12 09:37 pm

 
  
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The answer is 206 for sure, but let me add some more interesting facts.

The "adult" human body has 206 bones. At the time of birth a child has 300 bones but these bones fuse with each other as the child grows up and at adulthood the figure drops to 206.

The smallest bone is stirrup, present in human ear and is less than an inch long. It carries sound from eardrum to inner ear.

The largest bone is femur which is from hip to knee.

The only bone in the human body not connected to another is the hyoid, a V-shaped bone at the base of the tongue between the mandible and the voice box. Its function is to support the tongue and its muscles.
Answered by jafar, 20 Dec '12 07:23 pm

 
  
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Babies 306
adult 206
Source: in babies its about 306 and adult hood its decreased to 206
Answered by piyush, 20 Dec '12 07:14 pm

 
  
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At birth the human body has about 350 bones, but by the time adulthood rolls around, some of our bones have fused together to give us a total of 206 bones in our body!

Here is the breakdown:

The adult skeleton consists of 206 bones . . .

- 28 skull bones (8 cranial, 14 facial, and 6 ear bones);

- the horseshoe-shaped hyoid bone of the neck;
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Answered by jakir hussain, 20 Dec '12 07:10 pm

 
  
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Its 206
Answered by sudhi ekhelliker, 20 Dec '12 07:06 pm

 
  
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206
Answered by Rocking Raaj, 20 Dec '12 07:05 pm

 
  
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