Answer & Explanation
C) Vertebral column
The axial skeleton is the part of the skeleton that consists of the bones of the head and trunk of a vertebrate. In the human skeleton, it consists of 80 bones and is composed of six parts; the skull bones, the ossicles of the middle ear, the hyoid bone, the rib cage, sternum and the vertebral column.
Bones of shoulder, thigh and foot are the part of appendicular skeleton.
Hence, Vertebral column is the part of axial skeleton.