superior articular facet of atlas


superior articular facet of atlas
facies articularis superior atlantis.

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  • facet, facette — 1. A small smooth area on a bone or other firm structure. 2. A worn spot on a tooth, produced by chewing or grinding. [Fr. facette] acromial f. of clavicle [TA] a small oval f. on the lateral end of the clavicle for …   Medical dictionary

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  • facies articularis superior atlantis — [TA] superior articular surface of atlas: the large oval facet on the superior aspect of either lateral mass of the atlas; called also superior articular facet of atlas …   Medical dictionary

  • surface — The outer part of any solid. SYN: face (2) [TA], facies (2) [TA]. [F. fr. L. superficius, see superficial] acromial articular s. of clavicle SYN: acromial facet of clavicle. anterior s. [TA] the s. of a …   Medical dictionary

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  • Facies — A direct borrowing from the Latin, facies means face. * * * 1. [TA] SYN: face (1). 2. [NA] SYN: surface. 3. SYN: expression (2). [L.] acromial articular f. of clavicle SYN: acromial facet of clavicle. adenoid f. the open mouthed and often …   Medical dictionary

  • pit — 1. SYN: fovea. 2. One of the pinhead sized depressed scars following the pustule of acne, chickenpox, or smallpox (pockmark). 3. A sharp pointed depression in the enamel surface of a tooth, due to faulty or incomplete …   Medical dictionary

  • fovea — Any natural depression on the surface of the body, such as the axilla, or on the surface of a bone. Cf.:dimple. SYN: pit (1). [L. a pit] f. anterior SYN: superior f.. anterior f. SYN: superior f.. f. ar …   Medical dictionary

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  • Joint — A joint is the area where two bones are attached for the purpose of motion of body parts. A joint is usually formed of fibrous connective tissue and cartilage. An articulation or an arthrosis is the same as a joint. Joints are grouped according… …   Medical dictionary