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Are there pneumatic bones in the human body? Yes, they are in skull.
Pneumatic bones are very light, as they contain hollow cells filled with mucous membrane and air. In the human body, pneumatic bones are found only in the skull (the frontal bone, maxilla and mandible, ethmoid bone, temporal bone)
The slender snipe eel has more vertebrae in its backbone than any other animal. How much? Over 750.
The slender snipe eel (Nemichthys scolopaceus) is a fish that can weigh only a few ounces, yet reach 5 feet or 1.5 m in length. Features include a bird-like beak with curving tips, covered with tiny hooked teeth, which they use to sweep through the water to catch shrimp and other crustaceans. It has more vertebrae in its backbone than any other animal, around 750.
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")