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In the body of an adult (excluding sesamoiditis - small round bones, the number of which varies), there are 206 bones, and in the body of a child - 300 (interestingly, as children grow, some bones grow together). The longest in humans is the femur, or femur. As a rule, it is 27.5% of his growth. Thus, with a person's height of 183 cm, it should be 50 cm long. The smallest human bone (from 2, 6 to 3, 4 mm in length and weighing from 2, 0 to 4, 3 mg) —one of the three auditory ossicles in the middle ear — the stapes.