Bones of the arm, wrist and hand: There are 64 bones in the upper extremity. They consist of 10 shoulder and arm, 16 wrist and 38 hand bones.
The 10 shoulder and arm bones are the clavicle, scapula, humerus, radius, and ulna on each side.
The 16 wrist bones are the scaphoid, lunate, triquetrum, pisiform, trapezium, trapezoid, capitate, hamate on each side.
The 38 hand bones are the 10 metacarpal bones and 28 phalanges (finger bones).
- Bones of the head
Bones of the head: There are 29 bones in the human head. They consist of 8 cranial bones, 14 facial bones, the hyoid bone, and 6 auditory (ear) bones. The 8 cranial bones are the frontal, 2 parietal, occipital, 2 temporal, sphenoid, and ethmoid bones. The 14 facial bones are the 2 maxilla, mandible, 2 […]
- Bones of the leg, ankle and foot
Bones of the leg, ankle and foot: There are 62 lower extremity bones. They consist of 10 hip and leg, 14 ankle and 38 foot bones. The 10 hip and leg bones are the innominate or hip bone (fusion of the ilium, ischium, and pubis), femur, tibia, fibula, and patella (kneecap) on each side. The […]
- Bones of the skeleton
Bones of the skeleton: The human body has 206 bones. These consist of 80 axial (head and trunk) bones and 126 appendicular (upper and lower extremity) bones. Axial bones: The 80 axial bones comprise 29 bones in the head and 51 bones in the trunk. Head bones: The 29 head bones consist of 8 cranial […]
- Bones of the trunk
Bones of the trunk: The 51 trunk bones consist of 26 vertebrae, 24 ribs, and the sternum. The 26 vertebrae comprise 7 cervical, 12 thoracic, and 5 lumbar vertebrae, plus the sacrum and the coccyx. The 24 ribs comprise 14 true ribs, 6 false ribs, and 4 floating ribs. The sternum is the breastbone. Along […]
- Bones, axial
Bones, axial: There are 80 axial bones, comprised of 29 bones in the head and 51 bones in the trunk.