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odontoid

 [o-don´toid]
like a tooth.

o·don·toid

(ō-don'toyd),
1. Shaped like a tooth. Synonym(s): dentoid
2. Relating to the toothlike odontoid process of the second cervical vertebra.
[odont- + G. eidos, resemblance]

odontoid

/odon·toid/ (o-don´toid) like a tooth.

odontoid

(ō-dŏn′toid′)
adj.
1. Resembling a tooth.
2. Of or relating to the odontoid process: the odontoid ligaments.

odontoid

adjective
1) Tooth-shaped.
(2) Referring to the odontoid process, see there.

odontoid

Orthopedics adjective
1. Tooth-shaped.
2. Referring to the odontoid process, see there.

o·don·toid

(ō-don'toyd)
1. Shaped like a tooth.
2. Relating to the toothlike odontoid process of the second cervical vertebra.
[odont- + G. eidos, resemblance]

o·don·toid

(ō-don'toyd)
1. Shaped like a tooth.
Synonym(s): dentoid.
2. Relating to the toothlike odontoid process of second cervical vertebra.
[odont- + G. eidos, resemblance]

odontoid

like a tooth.

odontoid process
see odontoid process.
References in periodicals archive ?
Greenberg AD, Scoville WB, Davey LM, Transoral decompression of atlantoaxial dislocation due to odontoid hypoplasia: Report of two cases, J Neurosurg, 1968 28, 266-269.
Transverse atlantal ligament disruption associated with odontoid fractures.
56) This should include lateral, anteroposterior (AP), open-mouth odontoid views, and lateral flexion-extension dynamic views.
Management of acute odontoid fractures with single screw anterior fixation.
3) tarafindan sunulan diger bir vakada 69 yasinda erkek hastada genel anestezi uygulanmadan yapilan anjioplasti sonrasi tetrapleji tablosu gelistiginden bahsedilmis ve hastanin servikal tomografisinde C2-7 arasinda masif ossifikasyon, servikal MR goruntulemesinde odontoid cikintidan C3'un ust kismina ulasan ust servikal spinal korda basan genis, duzgun kitle izlendigi, uygulanan dekompresyon ve atlantoaksiyel stabilizasyon sonrasi hastanin agrilarinin azaldigi ve ambulasyon kalitesinin arttigi belirtilmistir.
Examination and testing may reveal short stature (flat vertebrae cause a short trunk), short neck, kyphosis or scoliosis with pectus carinatum (pigeon chest) and, at the cervical spine, odontoid hypoplasia; atlantoaxial instability may be associated with myelopathy with gradual loss of walking ability.
Diagnostic pitfalls in osteomyelitis of the odontoid process: Case report.
open mouth view showing the lateral masses of the first cervical vertebra and the entire odontoid process.
Athletes with particular conditions are deserving of special mention and include those diagnosed with Down syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, odontoid anomalies, atlanto-occipital fusion, or Klippel-Feil syndrome.
Objectives: In the present study, the authors comment on their experience with anterior odontoid screw fixation in the management of odontoid fractures, in an attempt to further assess the safety and the efficacy of this procedure.
Also, the patient suffered from a type III dens fracture with posterior displacement of the odontoid process; pathologic C2 fracture with a comminuted and impacted C2 vertebral body; and multiple lyric lesions at the arch of C1.
However, 2 possible reasons have been speculated: first, being the element of mesodermal dysplasia itself, and second, being the presence of neurofibromatous tissue anterior to the odontoid process.