Lateral mass - Massa lateralis

Description

The atlas posses no body and is composed by two lateral masses joined by dorsal and ventral arches, constituting a bony ring for the beginning of the vertebral canal.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS
Veterinary Anatomy of Domestic Mammals: Textbook and Colour Atlas, Sixth Edition - Horst Erich König, Hans-Georg Liebich - Schattauer - ISBN-13: 978-3794528332
Illustrated Veterinary Anatomical Nomenclature - 3rd edittion - Gheorghe M. Constantinescu, Oskar Schaller - Enke

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