axial skeleton definition

  • noun:
    • The bones constituting the head and trunk of a vertebrate body.
    • the an element of the skeleton that includes the head and spine and sternum and ribs
    • The bones constituting the top and trunk area of a vertebrate human anatomy.
    • the an element of the skeleton that features the skull and spinal column and sternum and ribs

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