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  1. axial skeletonnoun

    the part of the skeleton that includes the skull and spinal column and sternum and ribs


  1. axial skeleton

    The axial skeleton is the part of the skeletal system that consists of the bones of the head and trunk of a vertebrate, including the skull, spine (vertebral column), ribs and sternum. It forms the central core of the body and serves to protect crucial areas such as the brain, heart and lungs. It is also involved in supporting the body and allowing certain types of movement.


  1. Axial skeleton

    The axial skeleton consists of the 80 bones along the central axis of the human body. It is composed of six parts; the human skull, the ossicles of the middle ear, the hyoid bone of the throat, the rib cage, sternum and the vertebral column. The axial skeleton and the appendicular skeleton together form the complete skeleton.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of axial skeleton in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of axial skeleton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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