Human Skeletal Anatomy

Figure 2-18

(A) Atlas and (B) Axis Articulated

STRUCTURES

1. Anterior arch of atlas

(Heavy arrow—Posterior arch of atlas)

2. Bifid spinous process

3. Body of axis

4. Dens of axis

5. Lamina of axis

6. Pedicle of axis

7. Superior articular facet

8. Transverse foramen

9. Transverse process

Figure 2-18

(A) Atlas and (B) Axis Articulated

Anatomy Atlas Axis Dens

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