Where are the smallest bones in the human body?

in ear
in knee
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
92%
0%
0%
3%
28
flagLithuania
88%
0%
5%
5%
18
flagthe United Kingdom
87%
2%
4%
4%
338
flagNorway
87%
3%
9%
0%
31
flagItaly
86%
6%
3%
3%
29
flagPoland
84%
4%
4%
5%
13881
flagAustralia
84%
3%
11%
0%
26
flagSweden
84%
0%
0%
15%
19
flagthe United States
83%
3%
4%
4%
636
flagIndia
82%
3%
2%
3%
176
flagGermany
81%
4%
6%
4%
172
flagFrance
81%
9%
3%
6%
33
flagRepublic of Ireland
80%
3%
9%
6%
63
flagAustria
80%
0%
13%
6%
15
flagMalaysia
76%
0%
7%
7%
13
flagCanada
75%
4%
9%
7%
66
flagUkraine
72%
9%
0%
18%
22
flagCzech Republic
72%
5%
0%
16%
18
flagSpain
72%
11%
5%
11%
18
flagthe Netherlands
69%
14%
2%
14%
42

Gender

men81%
women85%
in ear
81%
85%
in knee
6%
4%
in backbone
5%
4%
in skull
6%
5%

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