Lateral mass of atlas
|Bone: Lateral mass of atlas|
|First cervical vertebra, or atlas. (Lateral mass labeled at center right.)|
|Articulation between odontoid process and atlas. (Lateral mass visible at left and right.)|
|Latin||massa lateralis atlantis|
|Gray's||subject #21 99|
Each carries two articular facets, a superior and an inferior.
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