Why do adults bones fuse together?

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Because children have more bones than adults. They is because the bones fuse together when the children are growing. A baby has 300 bones at birth. But because bones fuse together during the "growth period", adults have less bones and they end up with 206 bones.

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they are adult so adult have harden bones

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