from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the axis: used in anatomical terms, chiefly in composition: as, the occipito-axoid ligament. See axis, 3.
- n. In mathematics, a curve traced by a point rotating about a moving center.
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Dislocation of the atlo-axoid articulation (_os juguli_) he tells us threatens speedy death.
Sudden death may result when dislocation of the atlo-axoid joint takes place.
# -- When the disease affects the first and second cervical vertebræ, the atlo-axoid articulation becomes involved, and as a result of the destruction of its component bones and ligaments, the atlas tends to be dislocated forward.
#Upper Cervical Region, including Atlo-axoid Disease.