Odontoid process sentence example

odontoid process
  • Sometimes the pad is reduced to a ventral semi-ring or meniscus; it retains its largest almost original shape and size in the second vertebra, the axis or epistropheus, where it forms a separately ossifying piece which connects, and coossifies with, the odontoid process (the centrum of the atlas) and the centrum of the second vertebra.
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  • The odontoid process of the second vertebra is pig-like: and the tibia and fibula and radius and ulna are severally distinct.
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  • The odontoid process of the axis is wide, flat, and hollowed above, as in the ruminants.
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