Tectorial membrane of the spine

The tectorial membrane is the continuation of the posterior longitudinal ligament from the body of the axis upward. It joins the axis body to the clivus on the anterior half of the foramen magnum. Spinal dura mater is firmly attached posteriorly, also serving as a ligament.

Spinal anatomy
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rID: 36587
System: Spine
Section: Anatomy
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