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Descriptor English: Axis, Cervical Vertebra
Descriptor Spanish: Vértebra Cervical Axis
Descriptor Portuguese: Vértebra Cervical Áxis
Descriptor French: Axis
Entry term(s): C2 Vertebra
C2 Vertebras
Cervical Vertebra Axis
Epistropheus
Os Odontoideum
Vertebra Axis, Cervical
Tree number(s): A02.835.232.834.151.383
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001368
Scope note: The second cervical vertebra.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2016; see AXIS 1966-2015
History Note: 2016 (1966)
DeCS ID: 1380
Unique ID: D001368
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Axis, Cervical Vertebra - Preferred
Concept UI M0002051
Scope note The second cervical vertebra.
Preferred term Axis, Cervical Vertebra
Entry term(s) C2 Vertebra
C2 Vertebras
Cervical Vertebra Axis
Epistropheus
Vertebra Axis, Cervical
Os Odontoideum - Narrower
Concept UI M000621210
Scope note An anatomical variant of the cervical vertebra axis in which the ODONTOID PROCESS is unfused from the body of the axis.
Preferred term Os Odontoideum



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