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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy


Epistropheus, posterolateral view

Image #48-6

KEYWORDS: Bones cartilage joints, Cervical vertebrae.

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Epistropheus, posterolateral view
1 . Dens
2 . Posterior articular surface
3 . Superior articular surface
4 . Transverse foramen
5 . Transverse process
6 . Inferior articular process
7 . Epistropheal arch (anterior arch of axis)
8 . Body of axis
9 . Vertebral foramen
10 . Spinous process