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Number of Bones in Human Body

How many bones are there in the human body?

206.

There are 206 bones in a typical adult human body. The bones are organized in a longitudinal axis skeleton comprised of the skull, the vertebral column and the thoracic bones, to which the appendicular skeleton is attached. The largest bone in the body is the femur and the smallest is the stirrup bone in the middle ear.

This fact is verified on : March 3, 2010.





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