Specializing in Canine and Feline Neurology and Neurosurgery for over 30 years

     Specializing in Canine and Feline Neurology and Neurosurgery for over 30 years

axis

The second cervical vertebra. It forms the pivot upon which the atlas rotates.

►click here to learn more(see figure 62.1-B)-link provided by: University of Pennsylvania, College of Veterinary Medicine 
►click here to learn more-link provided by: University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine 

 

Related Words
atlas  ;  cervical  ;  vertebra