Capsule of atlantooccipital articulation


Capsule of atlantooccipital articulation

Infobox Anatomy
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Latin = capsula articularis atlantooccipitalis
GraySubject = 74
GrayPage = 295



Caption = Anterior atlantoöccipital membrane and atlantoaxial ligament.


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The capsules of the atlantooccipital articulation surround the condyles of the occipital bone, and connect them with the articular processes of the atlas: they are thin and loose.

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