posterior articular facet of dens

(redirected from facies articularis posterior dentis)

posterior articular facet of dens

[TA]
the facet on the posterior surface of the dens of the axis that articulates with the transverse ligament of the atlas.

pos·te·ri·or ar·ti·cu·lar fa·cet of dens

(pos-tērē-ŏr ahr-tikyū-lăr fasĕt denz) [TA]
Facet on posterior surface of dens of axis that articulates with the transverse ligament of the atlas.
Synonym(s): facies articularis posterior dentis.
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