Top 10 bones factsBones 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.
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)
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")
How many bones are in a human foot (including ankle)?
26. The foot may seem simple compared to hand, but its mechanical structure is similarly complex. A foot contains 26 bones, 33 joints (20 of which are actively articulated) and more than a hundred muscles.
Which mammal has more than seven cervical vertebrae (neck bones)?
Sloth. Almost all mammals have seven neck bones, including giraffes with long necks and whales with short necks. The few exceptions include manatees and two-toed sloths, which each have only six cervical vertebrae, and three-toed sloths with nine cervical vertebrae
How many joints are in the human foot?
33. The human foot consists of 26 bones and 33 joints.
What is the only movable bone of the skull? (without the ossicles of the middle ear)
Mandible. The mandible is the largest, strongest and lowest bone in the human face. It forms the lower jaw and holds the lower teeth in place. The mandible is the only movable bone of the skull, not counting the ossicles of the middle ear.