That portion of the skeleton composed of the skull, vertebrae, ribs, and sternum (breastbone).
the bones that revolve around the vertical axis of the skeleton, basically the spine and skull.
The skull, spine, and pelvis region of the skeleton
Gr. Axon an axle, pivot + skeletos withered. The cranium, vertebral column, ribs and sternum.
Spine, pelvis, ribs, and skull. Along with the upper ends of the long bones of the arms and legs, the axial skeleton is most commonly affected by pathologic fracture.
the part of the skeleton that includes the skull and spinal column and sternum and ribs
the spine, including tail, and ribs
Bones make-up the body's center of gravity (vertebral column, rib cage, and skull). [See: Fluoride's Differential Impact on Bone Density
AX-ee-al SKEL-eh-ten In a vertebrate skeleton, the skull, vertebral column, ribs, and sternum. 685
The skull, vertebral column, and rib cage; one of the two components of the skeleton in vertebrates.
Skeleton part that makes up the longitudinal axis of the body. Within its area is the skull, the vertebral column, the sternum, and the ribs.
Part of skeleton made up of the skull, vertebral column, ribs and sternum.
The axial skeleton consists of the 80 bones in the head and trunk of the human body. It is composed of five parts; the human skull, the ossicles of the inner ear, the hyoid bone of the throat, the chest, and the vertebral column. The axial skeleton and the appendicular skeleton together form the complete skeleton.