articulatio atlantoepistrophica

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articulatio atlantoepistrophica

An obsolete term which combined both the articulatio atlantoaxialis lateralis (lateral atlantoaxial joint) and articulatio atlantoaxialis mediana (median atlantoaxial joint).
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