The Atlanto-occipital joint (articulation between the atlas and the occipital bone) consists of a pair of condyloid joints. The atlanto-occipital joint is a synovial joint. The ligaments connecting the bones are: Two Articular capsules; Posterior atlantoöccipital membrane; Anterior atlantoöccipital membrane; Lateral atlantoöccipital [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlanto-occipital_joint ]

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The Atlanto-occipital joint (articulation between the atlas and the occipital bone) consists of a pair of condyloid joints. The atlanto-occipital joint is a synovial joint. The ligaments connecting the bones are: Two Articular capsules; Posterior atlantoöccipital membrane; Anterior atlantoöccipital membrane; Lateral atlantoöccipital

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has exact synonym

craniovertebral joint

occipito atlantal joint

occipito-atlantal joint

articulatio atlanto-occipitalis

atlantooccipital joint

atlanto occipital joint

has related synonym

articulatio atlantooccipitalis

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