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1

how does the vertebral column participate in skeletal formation?

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

2

what levels of the vertebral column specifically accommodate weight bearing transfer?

s1-s3 at the auricular surface

3

distinguish between motion and locomotion

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

4

what organs are specifically associated with the horizontal axis of the skull?

the eye and the vestibular apparatus of the inner ear