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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 4: Figures 2 and 3

Atlas of Human Anatomy

The first two cervical vertebra, Atlas and Axis, seen from the front and back.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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The bones of the trunk with the left scapula, seen from the front. Image

a) Atlas (first cervical vertebra).
b) Axis (second cervical vertebra) reversed.
c) Odontoid process of the axis.
d) Condyloid process of the atlas.
(See also figures 4 and 5, and 6).

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