Human Bone

Human Bone Trivia Fun Facts

Get intrigued with our fun facts on bones, its tissues (the Bone marrow ' which happens to be the fastest-growing tissue of mammals).

Discover the functional properties of the parts of the skeleton. Remember! The bones hold evidence of our human identity.

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An human adult has 206 bones but is born with 300. As a baby grows, its bones fuse together to decrease the number.

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The ribs move the most, because of the need to breath. They move around 5 million times per year.

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Bones need calcium to stay strong and healthy. Vitamin D helps improve the absorption of calcium when taken as a supplement.

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Almost half of all broken bones among adults are in the arm.

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Babies are born without kneecaps. These form at around the age of two.

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The pelvic bone of women is a different shape to that of men in order to allow childbirth.

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Our bones stop growing in our mid 20s but continue to add density until around the age of 30. After that, gradual density loss sets in.

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The hyoid bone sits at the back of your tongue and is the only bone not connected to other bones through joints.

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The smallest bone in the body is called the staples and sits in your inner ear. This tiny bone measures about 3 x 2.5 mm.

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The thinnest, most fragile bone is the lacrimal bone which sits either side of the nose to protect the eye.