atlanto-occipital


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atlanto-occipital

, atlantooccipital (ăt-lan″tō-ok-sip′tĭ-ăl) [ atlanto- + occipital]
Pert. to the atlas and the occipital bones.

atlanto-occipital

pertaining to the atlas and occiput, e.g. atlanto-occipital joint.

atlanto-occipital fusion
a congenital defect observed in calves; causes tetraplegia at birth or by two months of age.
atlanto-occipital malformation
includes hypoplasia of the odontoid process, atlanto-occipital fusion.
atlanto-occipital malformation of Arab horses
includes occipitalization of the atlas and atlantalization of the axis. It causes incoordination with a characterisitic extension of the head at birth or soon afterwards.
atlanto-occipital membrane
there are two, the dorsal and ventral, each of which connects the cranial edge of the atlas to the margin of the foramen magnum.
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Traumatic atlanto-occipital dislocation in children: evaluation, treatment, and outcomes.
These are also known for the reception of the condyles of the occipital bone to form an atlanto-occipital joint.
The immediate effects of atlanto-occipital joint manipulation and suboccipital muscle inhibition technique on active mouth opening and pressure pain sensitivity over latent myofascial trigger points in the masticatory muscles.
Maxwell, "Traumatic atlanto-occipital dislocation; with case report of a patient who survived," The American Journal of Roentgenology, Radium Therapy, and Nuclear Medicine, vol.
Recognition and management of atlanto-occipital dislocation: Improving survival from an often fatal condition.
En bovinos ha sido descrita la fusion atlanto-occipital y luxacion del axis o segunda vertebra cervical [2, 4, 10, 12, 16, 24].
Apenas um corte na regiao atlanto-occipital foi necessario para completa liberacao do restante do feto, e foi dada especial atencao no momento da tracao fetal para evitar que a porcao ossea seccionada lacerasse o trato genital da femea.
Alias, como afirmado por Zaffar et al [8], o movimento mandibular funcional envolve as articulacoes temporomandibular (ATM), atlanto-occipital e da coluna cervical.
In the sagittal view, the contours of the spine were divided into segments: atlanto-occipital joint, C2-C6, C7-T2, T3-T5, and T6-T10.
Isolation of Brucella species from a diseased atlanto-occipital joint of an Atlantic white-sided dolphin (Lagenorhynchus acutus).
These include assessment of relative tongue pharyngeal size (Mallampati Classification)4 (Figure); atlanto-occipital extension in assuring sniff or Magil position 5 assessed by Wilson Risk Sum (Table); and Thyromental or hyomental distance to assess mandibular space (space anterior to larynx) with a ruler 6.