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.
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--Puntillazos para el derribo: numero de impactos de una puntilla o cuchillo en la articulacion atlanto-occipital y que provoco desplome irreversible del animal.
Imaging of Atlanto-Occipital and Atlantoaxial Traumatic Injuries: What the Radiologist Needs to Know.
Johnstone et al., "Prognostic factors in traumatic atlanto-occipital dislocation," Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, vol.
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.
Ogoke, "The management of the atlanto-occipital and atlanto-axial joint pain," Pain Physician, vol.
It describes how body mapping, kinesthesia, and inclusive awareness can aid in performance; the role of the core of the body and the six places of balance (atlanto-occipital joint, arm structure, thorax in relation to the lumbar spine, and hip, knee, and ankle joints); and the structures involved in breath, the larynx, resonance, articulation, and physical expression.
Similarly, regional decreases in PPT have also been observed in cranial structures including the masseter and temporalis muscles (26) of asymptomatics as well as over the sphenoid bone in chronic neck pain patients (27) after SMT to the atlanto-occipital joint.
Well-differentiated biphasic synovial sarcoma in the atlanto-occipital joint of a Holstein cow.
Atlanto-occipital ligament calcification: a novel sign in nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome.
The vertebral artery on both sides passes through the foramina transversaria of the first six cervical vertebrae, penetrate the posterior atlanto-occipital membrane and enter the cranial cavity through the foramen magnum.
En bovinos ha sido descrita la fusion atlanto-occipital y luxacion del axis o segunda vertebra cervical [2, 4, 10, 12, 16, 24].