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Which part of the vertebral column receives the most stress by bearing most of the weight of the body?
The lumbar region.
The major function of the axial skeleton is to _____.
Provide central support for the body and protect internal organs.
Which of the following statements is true regarding the location of the center of gravity of the body?
It is 1cm posterior to the sacral promontory
Choose the statement that is most correct about orbits.
The orbits are formed of both facial and cranial bones
Which of the following is true about paranasal sinuses?
Paranasal sinuses enhance the resonance of the voice and lighten the skull
Which is an abnormal lateral curvature of the vertebral column often seen in the thoracic region?
Abnormal curve in pregnant women as they attempt to preserve their center of gravity is ______.
The hyoid bone is unique because ______.
it's the only bone that does not articulate with any other bone
The _____ skeleton forms the longitudinal axis of the body. Its principal subdivisions are the skull, vertebral column, and thoracic cage. It prvides support and protection by enclosure.
The _______ skeleton consists of bones of the pectoral and pelvic girdles and the limbs. It allows mobility for manipulation and locomotion.
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