occipitoaxial definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or related to the occipital bone tissue and 2nd vertebra, or axis.
    • Of or with respect to the occipital bone and second vertebra, or axis.
  • others:
    • related to the occipital bone tissue also to the axis or 2nd cervical vertebra: placed on ligaments which are also called the equipment ligamentosus colli. The odontoid ligaments or check-ligaments are generically occipito-axial.

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