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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy


Atlas, posteroinferior view

Image #48-4

KEYWORDS: Bones cartilage joints, Cervical vertebrae.

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Atlas, posteroinferior view
1 . Posterior tubercle
2 . Posterior arch
3 . Vertebral foramen
4 . Transverse foramen
5 . Transverse process
6 . Articular surface inferior
7 . Fovea for dens
8 . Anterior arch
9 . Tubercle for attachment of transverse ligament atlas
10 . Lateral mass