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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy


Radiograph of neck, left lateral view

Image #210-2

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

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Radiograph of neck, left lateral view
This film was obtained through the courtesy of Dr. Melvin J. Figley.
1 . Anterior arch of atlas
2 . Dens (axis)
3 . Transverse foramen axis
4 . Body of axis
5 . Upper pointer: Superior articular process vertebra C. III Lower pointer: Inferior articular process vertebra C. III
6 . Upper pointer: Transverse foramen vertebra C. V Lower pointer: Transverse process vertebra C. V
7 . Superior articular facet of atlas
8 . Occipital bone
9 . Posterior arch of atlas
10 . Spinous process axis
11 . Vertebral foramen (pointers indicate anterior and posterior borders of foramen of vertebra C. IV, outline of vertebral canal visible above and below this level)
12 . Lamina (arch of vertebra) C. V
13 . Spinous process vertebra C. VII (vertebra prominens)