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1

What bones form the axial skeleton?

the skull, hyoid, vertebral column, sternum, and ribs

2

What is the name given to the adult skull minus the mandible?

the cranium

3

What are the names given to the top of the adult skull?

the calvaria or calva

4

Waht is the total number of bones forming the typical adult skull?

28 bones

5

How many bones for the typical adult neurocranium?

8 bones

6

What is the facial skeleton (splanchnocranium or visceral skeleton)?

the bones that support the face

7

How many bones form the facial skeleton (splanchnocranium or visceral skeleton)?

14 bones

8

What is the name given to the presacral region of the typical adult vertebral column or spinal column?

the spine

9

What is the total number of bones forming the typical adult spine?

24 bones

10

What is the defintion of "spine" as it pertains to the vertebral column?

the pre-sacral region of the vertebral or spinal column

11

How manny bones are present in the typical adult sternum?

1 bone

12

What regions are present along the typical adult sternum?

the manubrium sterni, the corpus sterni, and xiphoid process

13

How many ribs are present in the typical adult skeleton?

12 pair or 24 ribs