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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy


Epistropheus, superior view

Image #48-5

KEYWORDS: Bones cartilage joints, Cervical vertebrae.

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Epistropheus, superior view
1 . Spinous process
2 . Epistropheal arch
3 . Vertebral foramen
4 . Sulcus cervical nerve II
5 . Superior articular surface
6 . Transverse process
7 . Dens epistrophei (axis)
8 . Anterior articular surface
9 . Body of axis