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Flashcards in VERTEBRAL COLUMN/SPINAL COLUMN - Functions Deck (3):
1

How does the vertebral column participate in skeletal formation?

ribs are formed from the costal process of the embryonic vertebral template

2

Distinguish between motion and locomotion?

motion is movement without travel; locomotion is movement to a new site or location

3

What organ is specifically associated with the horizontal axis of the skull?

the eye and the vestibular apparatus of the inner ear