Whe You are a Baby You have More Bones Than When You Are An Adult....What Do You Think??
idk U have isusses.
It's true. The reason they have more bones is because there are many places where the bones simply haven't fused together yet. For instance, the innominate (the pelvic bone) is, in a youngster, in three separate bones, called the ilium, ischium, and pubis. These eventually fuse into one bone when the individual reaches adulthood.
I thought it was the other way around!?
Nope. When you're born, not all of your bones are fused together yet. Ever felt a soft spot on a baby's head? That's there because those parts of the skull haven't come together yet (the lines where the separate bones meet are called "sutures"). This happens partly because it makes the birthing process easier (that's why a lot of newborns have pointy heads), and partly because it leaves room for your body to grow. If your bones were fused, they (and you) couldn't grow anymore.
All told, the adult human skeleton has around 206 bones (give or take a few due to variation). When you're a newborn, you have around 300.
I have no clue but i'm thinking that an adult have more bones because a baby isn't develop fully yet.
I realy dont think babys have more bones the Adults
It's true: see EWatson02's post above yours.
When babies are born their skulls are mostly cartilage. The cartilage turns to bone. Ask any doctor or medical expert. I'm curently in a medical class in college. Babies have less bones.
Babies have 312 bones at birth. The full grown adult has 260. Fact! ;)
it is complicated babies have more cartilage but technicality they are bone so thats why they have more. But if don't count the cartilage then babies have less bones
anonymous you are wrong EWatson20 is right babies have more bones than adults.babies have like a pointed head because the head of the baby is no fused.
Look under "Development."
Very good question.... I think that people older than 1 have less bones than infants under 1.
Because when we are little we have small bones but when we get older are bones fuse (make one big bone) when we are a adult
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