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odontoid process

noun odon·toid process \ō-ˈdän-ˌtid-\

Definition of ODONTOID PROCESS

:  a toothlike process projecting from the anterior end of the centrum of the axis vertebra on which the atlas vertebra rotates
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First Known Use of ODONTOID PROCESS

circa 1819
Medical Dictionary

odontoid process

noun

Medical Definition of ODONTOID PROCESS

:  dens

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