alar ligaments

(redirected from check ligaments of odontoid)

a·lar lig·a·ments

[TA]
one of a pair of short stout bands that extends from the side of the dens of the axis to the tubercle on the medial aspect of the occipital condyle; Synonym(s): check ligaments of odontoid
Synonym(s): ligamenta alaria [TA]

a·lar lig·a·ments

(ālăr ligă-mĕnts) [TA]
One of a pair of short stout bands that extend from the side of the dens of the axis to the tubercle on the medial aspect of the occipital condyle.
Synonym(s): check ligaments of odontoid, ligamenta alaria [TA] .