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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Osteology

Atlas, superior view

Image #48-3

KEYWORDS: Bones cartilage joints, Cervical vertebrae.

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