Divisions of skeletal system
- The Adult human skeletons have 206 bones that are grouped in to two principal parts, these are the axial and appendicular skeleton.
- The Axial skeleton consist bones that lie around the axis and the appendicular skeleton consist bones of the body out of the axial group. These are appendages. Upper & lower extremities and bones of girdles are grouped under appendicular skeleton.
There are two divisions of skeletal system
- Axial Skeleton
- Appendicular Skeleton
Figure 1- Divisions of Skeleton
Figure 2- Division of Skeletal System