How Many Joints Are in the Human Body?

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There are several types of joints in the human body. It is believed that there are about 360 joints with 86 being in the skull, 6 in the throat, 66 in the thorax, 76 in the spine and pelvis, 64 in the upper limbs, and 62 in the lower limbs.
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A joint is the part of the skeletal system where two bones meet and are held together by ligaments.
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A joint is a point of articulation of two bones, a bone and gristle, or two
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A good example of a fixed joint is in the skull - the skull
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There are 231 joints in the human body. I'm not sure what the names are yet but I may be able to tell you what they are later.
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