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Flashcards in Final Addtional vertebral column arthrology Deck (11)
1

what other joint space does the atlanto occipital joint communicate with

the posterior bursa of the median atlanto axial joint

2

what is the classic function of the anterior atlanto occipital ligament

it brakes or limits extension of the skull over the cervical spine

3

ossification of the free margin of the posterior atlanto occipital ligament results in which atypical bone classification

accessory bone

4

what other name may be used to identify a ponticulus posticus

kimmerles annomaly

5

what names are given to the opening formed by the ponticulus posticus

arcuate foramen or retroarticular canal

6

what is the classic function of the posterior atlanto occipital ligament

it brakes or limits axial rotation flexion and perhaps lateral bending of the skull on atlas

7

what amount of flexion extension is accomodated by the atlanto occipital joint

about 25 degrees

8

what amount of axial rotation is accomodated by the atlanto occipital joint

about 3 to 8 degrees one side axial rotation

9

what amount of lateral bending is accommodated by the atlanto occipital joint

about 5 degrees

10

which motion is best accomodated by the atlanto occipital joint

flexion extension

11

what is the classification of the atlanto occipital joint

synovial diarthroses ellipsoidal

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