alar ligaments

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a·lar lig·a·ments

[TA]
one of a pair of short stout bands that extends from the side of the dens of the axis to the tubercle on the medial aspect of the occipital condyle; Synonym(s): check ligaments of odontoid
Synonym(s): ligamenta alaria [TA]

a·lar lig·a·ments

(ālăr ligă-mĕnts) [TA]
One of a pair of short stout bands that extend from the side of the dens of the axis to the tubercle on the medial aspect of the occipital condyle.
Synonym(s): check ligaments of odontoid, ligamenta alaria [TA] .
References in periodicals archive ?
Funktionelle Darstellung der Ligamenta alaria in der Kernspintomographie, Manuelle Medizin 1996;34:9-13.
Strukturdefekte der Ligamenta alaria in der offenen Funktionskernspintomographie.

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