51,5% of human bones are located in hands and feet

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Broken foot X-Ray

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An adult human skeleton consists of 206 bones[1]. Each foot has 26 bones[2] and each hand has 27 bones[3], resulting in total of 106 bones in your feet and hands. This accounts for about 51,46% of all adult human skeleton parts.

Source [1]: Wikipedia
Source [2]: Wikipedia
Source [3]: Wikipedia

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