Bones in Human Body

Groups of Bones in Human Body

GroupNumber of BonesTotal
Skull 22
Vertebral Column
[Cervical Vertebrae - 7 ; Thoracic/dorsal Vertebrae - 12
Lumbar Vertebrae - 5 ; Sacral Vertebrae - 1 ; Coccygeal Vertebrae - 1
]
26
Ribs 24
Finger bones or Phalanges14 (in each hand)28
Toe bones or Phalanges14 (in each foot)28
Wrist bones or Carpals8 (in each wrist)16
Ankle bones or Tarsals7 (in each ankle)14
Metacarpals510
Metatarsals510
Ears36
Total number of bones in groups184

Single Bones in Human Body

NameLocation
SternumChest
HyoidNeck
Total number of single bones - 2

Pairs of Bones in Human Body

NameLocationNameLocation
1. ScapulaShoulder6. FibulaLeg
2. ClavicleCollar7. HumerusUpper arm
3. PatellaKnee8. UlnaLower arm
4. FemurThigh9. RadiusLower arm
5. TibiaLeg10. Pelvic boneHips
Total number of pairs of bones - 20