subdivision of organism along main body axis

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A major subdivision of an organism that divides an organism along its main body axis (typically anterio-posterior axis). In vertebrates, this is based on the vertebral column. [ ]

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Ideally this would be disjoint with analagous class for appendicular axes, but currently 'appendages' like antennae, horns cause a problem

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axial subdivision of organism

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body segment
main body segment



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