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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy


Atlas, superior view

Image #206-4

KEYWORDS: Bones joints cartilage, Cervical region, Vertebral column.

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Atlas, superior view
1 . Posterior tubercle
2 . Vertebral foramen
3 . Posterior arch
4 . Superior articular facet
5 . Transverse process
6 . Lateral mass
7 . Tubercle for attachment of transverse ligament of atlas
8 . Anterior arch
9 . Articular facet for dens
10 . Anterior tubercle
11 . Groove for vertebral artery
12 . Transverse foramen
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