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
3%
0%
3%
92%
26
flagFrance
0%
4%
6%
89%
48
flagIndia
2%
1%
3%
88%
271
flagItaly
0%
0%
11%
88%
36
flagUkraine
2%
0%
9%
87%
41
flagLithuania
0%
0%
12%
87%
24
flagthe Philippines
0%
2%
8%
86%
37
flagRepublic of Ireland
5%
1%
6%
85%
105
flagCzech Republic
0%
0%
14%
85%
21
flagCanada
2%
1%
9%
83%
81
flagthe United States
1%
2%
10%
82%
811
flagAustralia
2%
2%
10%
81%
37
flagPoland
1%
3%
15%
78%
20485
flagthe United Kingdom
1%
5%
14%
78%
528
flagGermany
0%
5%
14%
78%
228
flagAustria
0%
8%
16%
76%
25
flagUnknown
0%
4%
19%
74%
734
flagNorway
0%
2%
25%
71%
35
flagSweden
0%
0%
31%
68%
29
flagthe Netherlands
0%
6%
26%
67%
61

Gender

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

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