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1

How many bones form the typical adult axial skeleton?

80 bones

2

What bones form the axial skeleton?

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

3

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

The cranium

4

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

The calvaria or calva

5

What are the categories of bone forming the typical adult skull?

The neurocranium, the facial skeleton (splanchnocranium or visceral skeleton) and the auditory ossicles

6

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

28 bones

7

How many bones form the typical adult neurocranium?

8 bones

8

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

The bones that support the face

9

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

14 bones

10

By strict definition, what is the splanchnocranium?

The bones which support the face minus the mandible

11

How many bones comprise the typical adult auditory ossicles?

6 bones

12

How many bones are present in the adult hyoid?

1 bone

13

What bones comprise the typical adult vertebral column or spinal column?

The cervical, thoracic, lumbar vertebrae and the sacrum and coccyx

14

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

The spine

15

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

24 bones

16

How many bones are present in the typical adult sternum?

1 bone

17

How many ribs are present in the typical adult skeleton?

12 pairs or 24 ribs

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