bones facts Selected as the most interesting among nature related questions in Nature quiz How many bones does an adult human have?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.Created by: Kasiahuman anatomy facts » Where are the smallest bones in the human body?In ear. 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")Created by: Kasiamedicine facts » On which side of the body do humans have more ribs?Humans have the same number of ribs on both sides. The human skeleton is symmetrical.Created by: globalquiz.organatomy facts » What kind of fish was it NOT?Sharks are a group of fish characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton. Large sharks can easily be crushed under their own weight on land, because sharks do not have rib cages.Created by: globalquiz.orgfish facts » Where in the human body would you find a scaphoid bone?Wrist. The scaphoid bone is situated between the hand and forearm on the thumb side of the wrist. Fractures of the scaphoid are the most common of the carpal bone injuries.Created by: globalquiz.orgnature facts » How many bones are in a human foot (including ankle)?26. Foot may seem simple compared to hand, but its mechanical structure is similarily complex. A foot contains 26 bones, 33 joints (20 of which are actively articulated) and more than a hundred muscles.Created by: globalquiz.orgnature facts » How many bones are in a human hand (including wrist)?27. There are 206 bones in the human body; 106 of these are in the hands and feet (27 in each hand and 26 in each foot).Created by: globalquiz.orgnature facts » Play nature quiz and see all the questions.