axial skeleton

noun

Definition of axial skeleton 

: the skeleton of the trunk and head

First Known Use of axial skeleton

1856, in the meaning defined above

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axial skeleton

noun

Medical Definition of axial skeleton 

: the skeleton of the trunk and head

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