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Superior view of atlas. Image source: OpenStax College, cnx.org
Modality: Diagram

- “ License: All image files licensed under Creative Commons BY 3.0 Author: OpenStax College, cnx.org Original Files: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Axis (C2) - “ The axis is the second cervical vertebra, commonly called C2. It is an atypical cervical vertebra with unique features and important relations tha...”
  • Atlas (C1) - “ The atlas is the first cervical vertebra, commonly called C1. It is an atypical cervical vertebra with unique features. It articulates with the de...”
  • Cervical spine - “ The cervical spine is the upper part of the spine extending from the skull base to the thorax at the level of the first vertebra with a rib attach...”

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