How many bones does an adult human have?

26
52
104
206
At birth, there are over 270 bones in an infant human's body, but many of these fuse together as the child grows (in the skull, ver­te­bral column etc.), leaving a total of 206 separate bones in an adult.

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flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
0%
4%
95%
21
flagUkraine
2%
0%
8%
89%
37
flagFrance
0%
4%
6%
88%
43
flagthe Philippines
0%
3%
7%
88%
26
flagIndia
2%
1%
3%
87%
215
flagItaly
0%
0%
12%
87%
33
flagLithuania
0%
0%
13%
86%
22
flagCzech Republic
0%
0%
15%
85%
20
flagRepublic of Ireland
5%
2%
8%
83%
79
flagthe United States
1%
2%
10%
82%
707
flagCanada
2%
1%
11%
80%
67
flagGermany
0%
5%
13%
79%
202
flagAustralia
3%
3%
12%
78%
33
flagPoland
1%
3%
16%
77%
17407
flagthe United Kingdom
1%
6%
14%
77%
446
flagUnknown
0%
5%
20%
73%
610
flagNorway
0%
3%
24%
72%
33
flagAustria
0%
11%
17%
70%
17
flagSweden
0%
0%
31%
68%
22
flagthe Netherlands
0%
5%
29%
64%
51

Gender

men75%
women78%
26
0%
0%
52
4%
3%
104
19%
17%
206
75%
78%

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