occipitalization

occipitalization

 [ok-sip″ĭ-tal-ĭ-za´shun]
synostosis of the atlas with the occipital bone.

oc·cip·i·tal·i·za·tion

(ok-sip'i-tăl-i-zā'shŭn),
Bony ankylosis between the atlas and occipital bone.

occipitalization

/oc·cip·i·tal·iza·tion/ (ok-sip″ĭ-tal-ĭ-za´shun) synostosis of the atlas with the occipital bone.

occipitalization

[oksip′ital′īzā′shən]
a process of bony ankylosis of the atlas with the occipital bone.

oc·cip·i·tal·i·za·tion

(ok-sip'i-tăl-ī-zā'shŭn)
Bony ankylosis between the atlas and occipital bone.

occipitalization

synostosis of the atlas with the occipital bone.
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Skeleton 8 also shows a developmental defect, occipitalization of the atlas (Barnes 1994: 81-99), or fusion of the first cervical vertebra to the occipital bone.