Human skeleton - Definition

February 2017


Definition

The human body has 206 so-called "constant" in adulthood bones. This is the whole bone human skeleton that displays a dual mission: to structure the body constituting a point of attachment for muscles or tissues and protect the vital organs such as the heart or lungs.
The femur is the largest bone of the human body while the stirrup bone, located in the ear, the bone is smaller.

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