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Axial Skeleton
Composed of the bones along the central axis of the body, which is commonly divided into 3 regions: the skull, the vertebral column, and the thoracic cage.
What 3 regions is the axial skeleton commonly divided into?
The skull, the vertebral column, and the thoracic cage.
Foramen
means "hole" or "passageway"; rounded passageway through bone.
Fossa
Flattened or shallow depression.
Margin
Forms a ridge
Process
Attachment site.

Any marked bony prominence
Protuberance
Swelling or knoblike outgrowth
Condyle
Large, smooth rounded articulating oval structure
Fissure:
narrow, slit-like opening through a bone
Canal
Passageway through a bone
Suture
immovable joints that form boundaires between skull bones
Notch:
indented articular marking