[anatomy] The dens (also odontoid process or odontoid peg) is a protuberance (process or projection) of the axis (second cervical vertebra). It exhibits a slight constriction or neck, where it joins the main body of the vertebra. The condition, where the dens is separated from the body of th...
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Latin, meaning: (dentis ) tooth.
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Synonym: Tooth. ... 2. A strong toothlike process projecting upward from the body of the axis, or epistropheus, around which the atlas rotates. ... Synonym: odontoid process of epistropheus, odontoid process. ... Origin: L. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(dens) pl. den´tes Latin word meaning tooth. a toothlike structure such as the odontoid process.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: denz, den′tēz Definitions: 1. A strong toothlike process projecting upward from the body of the axis (second cervical vertebra), or epistropheus, around which the atlas rotates. Synonyms: tooth, dens axis, odontoid process of epistropheus, odontoid process
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Latin = tooth (cf. dentist), adjective - dental.
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