Skip to Content
Medical Term:

lateral atlantoaxial joint

 

Definition: a condylar synovial joint between the inferior articular facets of the atlas and the superior articular facets of the axis.

Synonym(s): articulatio atlantoaxialis lateralisTA, lateral atlantoepistrophic joint

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide