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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy


Atlas, posteroinferior view

Image #206-5

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

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