anatomy and physiology

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axial skeletal

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axial skeletal

The axial skeleton provides a framework that supports and protects the brain, the spinal cord, and the thoracic and abdominal organs. It also provides an extensive surface area for the attachment of muscles

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axial skeletal function.

(1) adjust the positions of the head, neck, and trunk; (2) perform respiratory movements; and (3) stabilize or position parts of the appendicular skeleton, which support limbs.

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skull

The skull contains 22 bones: 8 form the cranium, or braincase, 14 in the face.

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hyoid bone

supports the voicebox

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join and articulation of the skull

joint between the occipital bone of the skull and the first vertebra of the neck stabilizes the positions of the brain and spinal cord.

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join

Joints, or articulations, form where two bones connect

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nasal septum

nasal septum (septum, wall), which divides the nasal cavity into left and right halves.

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facial bone

The nine superficial facial bones control facial expressions and assist in manipulating food. The five deeper facial bones help separate the oral and nasal cavities, increase the surface area of the nasal cavities

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lambdoid suture

occipital bone with the two parietal bones.

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conoral suture

frontal bone to the parietal bones of either side (