Bones Facts

Bones Facts
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*. The smallest bone in the human body is the stapes bone which is located inthe ear.
*. There are 54 bones in your hands including the wrists.
*. The only bone fully grown at birth is located in the ear.
*. The human face is made up of 14 bones.
*. The chances of getting a cavity is higher if candy is eaten slowly throughout the day compared to eating it all at once and then brushing your teeth.
*. If an identical twin grows up without having a certain tooth, the other twin will most likely also growup with that tooth missing.
*. Humans are born with 300 bones in their body, however when a person reaches adulthood they only have 206bones. This occurs because many of them join together to make a single bone.
*. Gardening is said to be one of the best exercises for maintaining healthy bones.
*. Enamel is hardest substance in the human body.
*. Although the outsides of a bone are hard, they are generally light and soft inside. They are about 75% water.
*. Adult human bones account for 14% of the body's total weight.
*. In 2000 babies are born with a tooth that is already visible.
*. Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!
*. Your thigh bone is stronger than concrete.
*. The strongest bone in your body is the femur (thighbone), and it's hollow!