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
flagFrance
0%
4%
7%
88%
42
flagIndia
2%
1%
3%
87%
210
flagUkraine
3%
0%
9%
87%
33
flagItaly
0%
0%
12%
87%
32
flagthe Philippines
0%
4%
8%
86%
23
flagCzech Republic
0%
0%
15%
85%
20
flagLithuania
0%
0%
16%
83%
18
flagthe United States
1%
2%
10%
82%
682
flagRepublic of Ireland
5%
2%
9%
82%
74
flagAustralia
3%
3%
10%
82%
29
flagUnknown
1%
4%
11%
81%
104
flagCanada
3%
1%
12%
80%
66
flagGermany
0%
5%
12%
79%
193
flagPoland
1%
3%
16%
78%
14822
flagNorway
0%
0%
21%
78%
28
flagthe United Kingdom
1%
6%
15%
76%
409
flagAustria
0%
12%
18%
68%
16
flagthe Netherlands
0%
6%
29%
63%
47
flagSweden
0%
0%
38%
61%
18

Gender

men77%
women77%
26
1%
0%
52
3%
3%
104
18%
17%
206
77%
78%

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