A typical human adult skeleton consists of 206 bones. Anatomical variations may be present in certain individuals resulting in slight fluctuations to this number. Below is a list of the major bones of the human skeleton:
Figure 1 – Anatomy of the Human Skeleton
Figure 2 – Bones of the Human Foot Figure 3 – Bones of the Human Hand
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Head & Neck
- Clavicle (Collar Bone)
- Scapula (Shoulder Blade)
Upper Back & Chest
- Strernum (Breast Bone)
- Thoracic Vertebrae (Spine)
- Humerus (Upper Arm Bone)
Hand & Wrist
Foot & Ankle
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