Bony skeleton

Last revised by Daniel J Bell on 2 Jan 2024

The skeleton is the complete set of bones in the human body.

Traditionally there are said to be 206 bones in total which can be divided into:

NB: the total of 206 bones treats the patellae as proper bones and not sesamoids, and ignores all the other sesamoids! (as well as multiple anatomic variants)

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