The Human Skeletal System

Skeletal System Fun Facts

The bones in our body constitute the skeletal system. Can you tell how many bones our spine is made of?

Go through the fun facts section and get a chance at some vital information on our skeletal system.

Skeletal System Fun Facts

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A joint is a meeting place of two bones in our body. While some joints are fixed, others can move.
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The clavicle, commonly known as the collar bone, is the most frequently fractured bone in a human body. It is located between the upper rib cage and the shoulder blade.
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Bones in our body come in different shapes and sizes. Can you guess the name of the smallest bone in a human body? Find out in this question and answers section and get to know more about the skeletal system.
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An anatomical name is a scientific name that doctors and biologists use. For instance, what we know as the thigh bone is called the femur by doctors.
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The patella is present in the knee joint. It is the point where the shinbone (or the tibia) and the thigh bone (or the femur) meet.
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Many of the 300 bones in a newborn child’s body merge as they grow, and the number of bones stops at 206 as an adult. By the time you are 25, your bones stop growing.
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The spinal cord on physical touch seems to be one large bone. It is, however, made up of 33 individual bones that are connected by facets.
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The spinal cord on physical touch seems to be one large bone. It is, however, made of 33 individual bones called vertebrae. This number reduces to 25 by the time you grow up.
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There are around 300 bones in a newborn child’s body. Many of these merge as they grow, and the number of bones finishes at 206 by the time you become an adult.
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Joints in our body connect bones, and the movement of the body is dependent on these joints. The elbow and knee are hinge joints.