The second vertebral bone in the vertebral column. [ ]

Synonyms: axis (CII) axis vertebra cervical axis vertebra 2 axis [C II]

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Term information

database cross reference

uberon_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

external definition

Vertebra that is posteriorly adjacent to vertebra 1.[TAO]

has narrow synonym

C2 vertebra
second cervical vertebra
cervical vertebra 2



terminology notes

not the same as ZFA term 'axis'