axial skeleton meaning

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  • Noun: axial skeleton  'akseeul 'skelitn
    1. The part of the skeleton that includes the skull and spinal column and sternum and ribs

    Derived forms: axial skeletons

    Type of: skeletal structure

    Part of: endoskeleton

    Encyclopedia: Axial skeleton

  • [Medicine]
    n : the skeleton of the trunk and head


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  1. chordoma, a frequent malignant tumor of bone, is usually adult epithelial tumors arising from embryonic notochord remains of the axial skeleton
  2. Unlike the axial skeleton, the appendicular skeleton is unfused.
  3. The axial skeleton together with the appendicular skeleton form the complete skeleton.
  4. Likely, the axial skeleton consisted of an unsegmented notochord.
  5. Any involvement of the axial skeleton is considered to be very rare.

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