atlanto-, atlo-

atlanto-, atlo-
The atlas (the vertebra that supports the skull). [G. Atlas, Atlantos, Atlas, the mythical Titan who supported the dome of the sky on his shoulders]

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • atlanto-occipital — Relating to the atlas and the occipital bone. SYN: atlo occipital …   Medical dictionary

  • atlo- — See atlanto …   Medical dictionary

  • atlo-occipital — SYN: atlanto occipital …   Medical dictionary

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