The second cervical vertebra contains a specialized projection known as the dens or odontoid process. What is the derivation of this projection's name?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 6:58 pm ad1c9bdddf
Since the dens is part of the Axis vertebra (and project up in the first vertebra, the Atlas vertebra that supports the ...
This solution gives the derivation of the dens/odontoid process. Cervical vertebra which contain a specialized projection known as the dens or odontoid processes are determined.