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anterior atlantooccipital ligament

 

Definition: inconsistent thickening in the median part of the atlantooccipital membrane, ascending to the basioccipit from the anterior tubule to the atlas.

Synonym(s): ligamentum atlantooccipitale anteriusTA

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