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
4%
0%
4%
91%
24
flagFrance
0%
4%
6%
89%
46
flagUkraine
2%
0%
7%
89%
38
flagthe Philippines
0%
3%
7%
89%
28
flagItaly
0%
0%
12%
87%
33
flagIndia
2%
1%
3%
86%
237
flagLithuania
0%
0%
13%
86%
22
flagCzech Republic
0%
0%
14%
85%
21
flagRepublic of Ireland
4%
2%
8%
83%
81
flagSwitzerland
0%
0%
16%
83%
18
flagthe United States
1%
2%
10%
82%
733
flagCanada
2%
1%
11%
81%
69
flagGermany
0%
5%
12%
80%
211
flagPoland
1%
3%
16%
78%
18428
flagAustralia
3%
3%
12%
78%
33
flagthe United Kingdom
1%
6%
14%
77%
460
flagUnknown
0%
5%
20%
73%
673
flagSweden
0%
0%
28%
72%
25
flagNorway
0%
2%
26%
70%
34
flagthe Netherlands
0%
7%
29%
62%
54

Gender

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

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