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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Several joints in our body connect bones. The movement of the body is dependent on these joints. The Hinge joint is in the elbow and the knee.
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The Patella is present in the knee joint. This is the position where the shinbone or the tibia and the thigh bone or the femur meet.
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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 commonly know as thigh bone is Femur for a doctor.
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The spinal cord on physical touch seems to be one large bone. It is, however, made of 33 individual bones that are connected by facets.
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There are around 300 bones in a newborn child’s body. Many of these merge in the growing years, and the number of bones rest at 206 by the time you become an adult.
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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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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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A joint is a meeting place of two bones in our body. While some joints are fixed, some others can move.
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Many 300 bones in a newborn child’s body merge in the growing years, and the number of bones rests at 206 by the time you become an adult. By the time you are 25, your bones stop growing.

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