The human hand has 19 bones, according to Health Pages. The five metacarpal bones are the bones of the palm, while the 14 phalanges are the bones of the fingers. Each finger has three phalanges, and the thumb has two. More »

The human hand consists of 27 bones. There are eight carpal bones, and 14 are bones of the fingers, which are called proximal, intermediate and distal bones. Five metacarpal bones connect the fingers to the wrist and mak... More »

Each wrist has eight carpal bones arranged in two rows. This group of bones joins the long bones in the forearm, which are called the radius and ulna. More »

The human hand consists of 27 bones. There are eight carpal bones, and 14 are bones of the fingers, which are called proximal, intermediate and distal bones. Five metacarpal bones connect the fingers to the wrist and mak... More »

Irregular bones include vertebrae in the back, carpals in the hand, tarsals of the feet and the patella in the kneecap, according to MedicineNet. Irregular bones are normally compact and have different sizes and shapes t... More »

A fetal skeletal system contains over 300 bones. These bones are made almost exclusively out of soft cartilage and eventually fuse into an adult skeleton. More »

There are a total of 206 bones in an adult human body. This total decreases from infancy, and the average newborn has around 300 bones. More »