HyperDic: axis_vertebra

English > 1 sense of the expression axis vertebra:
NOUNbodyaxis vertebra, axisthe 2nd cervical vertebra
English > axis vertebra: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe 2nd cervical vertebra; serves as a pivot for turning the head.
Synonymaxis
Partsodontoid processA toothlike process at the back of 2nd vertebra of the neck
Broadercervical vertebra, neck boneOne of 7 vertebrae in the human spine located in the neck region
Spanishaxis, eje, vértebra axis
Catalanaxis, vèrtebra axis

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