craniovertebral joints

craniovertebral joints

collective term for the joints permitting movement between the cranium and the cervical vertebrae - the atlantooccipital and the atlantoaxial joints.

cra·ni·o·ver·te·bral joints

(krānē-ō-vĕrtĕ-brăl joynts)
Collective term for articulations permitting movement between cranium and cervical vertebrae.