Cruciform ligament of atlas
|Ligament: Cruciform ligament of atlas|
|Membrana tectoria, transverse, and alar ligaments. ("Transverse ligament" and "vertical portion" visible intersecting at center.)|
|Latin||ligamentum cruciforme atlantis|
|Gray's||subject #73 293|
The cruciform ligament of atlas (or cruciate ligament) is a ligament of the atlanto-axial joint.
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