atlantoaxial

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at·lan·to·ax·i·al

(at-lan'tō-ak'sē-ăl),
Pertaining to the atlas and the axis; denoting the joint between the first two cervical vertebrae.
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atlantoaxial

(ăt-lăn′tō-ăk′sē-əl)
adj.
Relating to the atlas and the axis or to the joint between the two vertebrae.
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at·lan·to·ax·i·al

(at-lan'tō-ak'sē-ăl)
Pertaining to the atlas and the axis; denoting the joint between the first two cervical vertebrae.
Synonym(s): atloaxoid.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
Intraoperatively, we found the posterior atlantoaxial membrane ruptured on one side.
The anterior atlantoaxial membrane extends from the axis, C2, to the atlas, C1.
(2) Figure la provides details of the CCJ and the associated anterior supporting structures, including the alar ligaments, the apical ligament tectorial membrane, anterior atlanto-occipital and atlantoaxial membranes. The posterior supporting ligaments are comprised of the posterior atlanto-occipital membrane and atlantoaxial ligament.