|Human Body Bone Statistics||Number|
|Total number of bones in the human body||206|
|Total number of bones at birth||350|
|Breakdown of Bones||Number|
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The skeleton, Greek for "dried up" is the body part that forms the supporting structure of an organism. There are two different skeletal types: the exoskeleton, which is the stable outer shell of an organism, and the endoskeleton, which forms the support structure inside the body.