Anterior tubercle - Tuberculum anterius

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Description

The anterior tubercle is presents at the center of anterior surface of the anterior arch for the attachment of the Longus colli muscles;


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Vertebral column > Cervical vertebrae [C I-C VII] > Atlas [C I] > Anterior arch of atlas > Anterior tubercle

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