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no, they are found in the appendicular skeleton

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Important to relate the structures of the axial and appendicular skeleton to one another?

The Skeleton can be divided into Axial and Appendicular portions. The Axial Skeleton, is the head and trunk, and include the bones of the skull, hyoid bone, vertebral column, and thoracic cage. The Appendicular Skeleton, contains the pelvic and pectoral girdles, as well as the upper and lower limbs. The limbs and girdles, of the Appendicular Skeleton, attach to the Axial Skeleton.


What is the Appendicular skeleton and the axial skeleton?

The bones that form the longitudinal axis of the body, called axial skeleton. it has 3 main parts , skull, vertebral column and the bony thorax. Appendicular skeleton consists with bones of the limbs and girdles. ( upper limbs, lower limbs, pelvic girdle and shoulder girdles)


What are the appendicular skeleton and the axial skeleton?

They are the two divisions of the skeletal system. The axial consists of the skull, vertebral column, sacrum, coccyx, ribs, and sternum. And, the appendicular skeletal system is composed of the bones of the arms and legs.the appendicular skeleton is the limbs and limb girdles that are attached to the axial skeleton and the axial skeleton is the head and trunk.


What are the two major skeletons?

The human skeleton consists of two main parts: the axial skeleton and the appendicular skeleton. The axial skeleton consists of the vertebrae, sternum, and ribs. The appendicular skeleton consists of arms and legs and also includes the pectoral and pelvic girdles.


What is framework of bones that support the body?

The framework of bones that support the body is called the human skeletonThe human skeleton is usually divided into the axial skeleton and the perpendicular skeleton. The axial skeleton is formed by the vertebral column, the rib cage and the skull.The perpendicular skeleton, which is attached to the axial skeleton, is formed by the pectoral girdles, the pelvic girdle and the bones of the upper and lower limbs.


Is your neck part of the appendicular skeleton?

We are composed of one skeleton that can be divided into two major regions, the axial and appendicular skeleton. The axial skeleton makes up our central axis and consists of the following bones: skull, vertebrae, ribs and sternum.The appendicular skeleton consists of the limbs and girdles. The girdles are the attachment points for the limbs. The pelvic girdle is the attachment point for our thigh bone (femur). The pectoral girdle serves as the attachment point for our upper arm (humerus).The vertebrae in the neck are part of the axial skeleton.


The appendicular skeleton includes the bones of the what?

The appendicular skeleton includes the bones of the arms, legs, pelvic and shoulder girdles. The axial skeleton includes the bones of the skull, face, spine, and ribs.


What is the axial name for a toe bone?

The toe bones are called the phalanges. However, they are not part of the axial skeleton which makes up the skull, ribs and spine. The limbs (and therefore toes), pelvis and shoulder girdles are part of the appendicular skeleton


Is the sternum part of the axial skeleton?

yes it IS part of the axial skeleton :) Yes it is part of the axial skeleton


What are two divisions of the skeleton?

Axial Skeleton: forms the axis of the body(Examples: skull, vertebrae, rib cage)Appendicular Skeleton: limb bones and their girdles(Examples: Upper limbs, clavicle, scapula; lower limbs, pelvis)


What are the two general types of skeletal systems?

the AXIAL skeleton, which makes up the bones of the thorax, spinal column, and skull. and the APPENDICULAR skeleton, which includes the bones of the arms, legs, shoulder girdles, and pelvis.



What's the difference between the axial skeleton and the appendicular skeleton?

1. The axial system is mainly the bones that line in an axis down the body (skull, thoracic cage, spinal cord)The appendicular system are the bones of the limbs and the girdles that connect them to the body 2. There are more differences between the male and female appendicular skeleton (mainly because of the pelvis) than the axial skeleton 3. The axial skeletal is mainly made up of flat and irregular bones The appendicular skeleton is mainly long and short bones 4. Counted individually, the appendicular skeleton contains more bones (about 126) than the axial skeleton (about 80)



Is the extremities are part of the axial skeleton?

the extremities are part of the axial skeleton


What are the 2 divisions of the skeleton?

The axial skeleton and the appendicular skeleton. Axial skeleton and the appendicular skeleton



Compare the axial skeleton and the appendicular skeleton?

Axial skeleton - is made up of bones of the skul, ribs, and the vertebrae. Appendicular skeleton - includes all the bones attached to the axial skeleton.


What are part of axial skeleton?

the axial skeleton is your head and torso the appendicular skeleton is your arms and legs




Is a femur a part of the axial skeleton?

The Femur is part of the appendicular skeleton, not the axial.


Is rib part of axial skeleton?

Yes, the ribs are part of the axial skeleton.


Does the axial part of the skeleton have a cavity?

The axial part of the skeleton is comprised of the bones in the skull and trunk of the body. Yes, the axial part of the skeleton does have a cavity.


Site of blood cell formation?

site of blood cell formation is in the red bone marrow, chiefly in bones of the axial skeleton and girdles and in the proximal epiphyses of the humerus and femur.


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