Where are the smallest bones in the human body?

in ear
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in backbone
in skull
The largest bone in the human body is the femur and the smallest bones are three auditory os­si­cles. The term "os­si­cles" lit­er­al­ly means "tiny bones", and the names of bones are Malleus ("ham­mer"), Incus ("anvil") and Stapes ("­stir­rup")

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in backbone
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flagthe Philippines
91%
2%
2%
2%
45
flagAustralia
88%
2%
8%
0%
34
flagUnknown
87%
4%
3%
4%
779
flagItaly
87%
5%
2%
5%
39
flagthe United Kingdom
86%
3%
4%
4%
504
flagLithuania
86%
0%
4%
8%
23
flagPoland
85%
4%
3%
5%
21339
flagRepublic of Ireland
84%
2%
6%
4%
86
flagthe United Arab Emirates
84%
0%
8%
4%
25
flagthe United States
83%
3%
4%
4%
822
flagNorway
83%
2%
11%
0%
42
flagIndia
82%
5%
1%
4%
251
flagGermany
82%
3%
6%
4%
246
flagFrance
81%
6%
4%
8%
49
flagUkraine
81%
4%
0%
9%
43
flagCanada
80%
3%
7%
6%
81
flagthe Netherlands
75%
10%
3%
10%
57
flagSpain
75%
7%
7%
10%
28
flagSweden
72%
3%
6%
18%
33
flagCzech Republic
70%
11%
0%
14%
27

Gender

men83%
women87%
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83%
87%
in knee
5%
3%
in backbone
5%
3%
in skull
6%
5%

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