meaning of Bones of the skeleton

Bones of the skeleton meaning in Medical Dictionary

The human body has 206 bones. These contains 80 axial (mind and trunk) bones and 126 appendicular (upper and lower extremity) bones.

Sentence Examples with the word Bones of the skeleton

The bones of the skeleton generally more resemble those of the Indian elephant than of any other species, but the skull differs in the narrower summit, narrower temporal fossae, and more prolonged incisive sheaths, supporting the roots of the enormous tusks.

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