The axial skelton consist of eighty bones within the central axis of the human body. The axial skeletal is divided into six parts.
The skull has a total of twenty-eight bones. The skull is sub-divided into three parts: Cranium, Facial, and Ossicles of the middle ear.
Cranium has eight bones: (1) Frontal; (2) Parietal; (2) Temporal; (1) Occipital; (1) Sphenoid; (1) Ethmoid.
Facial has fourteen bones: (2) Nasal; (2) Maxillary; (2) Zygomatic (malar); (1) Mandible; (2) Lacrimal; (2) Palatine; (2) Inferior nasal conchae; (1) Vomer.
Middle ear has six bones: (2) Malleus (hammer); (2) Incus (anvil); (2) Stapes (stirrup).
There is only one hyoid bone.
The vertebral column has twenty-six bones which are divided into five subgroups: (7) Cervical vertebrae; (12) Thoracic vertebrae; (5) Lumbar vertebrae; (1) Sacrum; (1) Coccyx.
The sternum and ribcage has a total of twenty-five bones: (1) Sternum; (14) True ribs; (10) False ribs.