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Axial Skeleton. Axial Skeleton. The axial skeleton has three major components Skull Vertebral Column Bony Thorax. Skull. When studying the skull it is best to break it up into 3 categories Cranium Facial Bones Hyoid Bone. Cranium. The cranium is composed of 8 major bones - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Axial Skeleton

  • Axial SkeletonThe axial skeleton has three major componentsSkullVertebral ColumnBony Thorax

  • SkullWhen studying the skull it is best to break it up into 3 categoriesCraniumFacial BonesHyoid Bone

  • CraniumThe cranium is composed of 8 major bonesThey are all single bones except for 2 which are paired bones (a left and a right)

  • SkullFrontal BoneParietal Bones (Left and Right)Temporal Bones (Left and Right)

  • SkullOccipitalSphenoidEthmoid

  • Facial BonesThere are 14 facial bones12 of them are paired (Left and Right) 2 of them are single bones

  • Facial BonesMaxillae (Maxillary bones)Palatine BonesZygomatic BonesLacrimal Bones

  • Facial BonesNasal BonesVomerInferior ConchaeMandible

  • HyoidHyoid