lateral atlantoaxial joint

(redirected from articulatio atlantoaxialis lateralis)

lat·er·al at·lan·to·ax·i·al joint

[TA]
a condylar synovial joint between the inferior articular facets of the atlas and the superior articular facets of the axis.

lateral atlantoaxial joint

either of a pair of joints, one on each side of the body, formed by the inferior articular surface of the atlas and the superior surface of the axis.