Question:

How many bones does the human hand have?

Answer:

The human hand has 27 bones: the carpus or wrist account for 8; the metacarpals or palm contains five; the remaining fourteen are digital bones; fingers and thumb. The eight bones of the wrist are arranged in two rows of four.


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Skeletal system
Hand
Carpus
Limbs
Finger
Metacarpus
Bones
Digit
Carpometacarpal joint
Human anatomy
Anatomy
Wrist
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