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Anatomy Term: postcranial axial skeleton
XAO ID: 0003073
Definition: "Skeletal structure that has as its parts the vertebral column, located in the dorsal part of the trunk, and is formed by a series of vertebrae. It provides suspension for the appendicular skeleton and protection for the spinal nerve cord."
Stage Range: NF stage 45 to death
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
sclerotomal cartilage NF stage 17 to NF stage 47
Develops Into:
Parent(s): sclerotomal cartilage


Parent(s): skeletal subdivision (is_a) axial skeleton (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY