occipital condyle


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occipital condyle

[äk′sip·əd·əl ′kän‚dīl]
(anatomy)
An articular surface on the occipital bone which articulates with the atlas.
(invertebrate zoology)
A projection on the posterior border of an insect head which articulates with the lateral neck plates.
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There is an avulsion injury of the left occipital condyle consistent with a Type III fracture.
It has been postulated that bony spur on occipital condyle represents an acquired ossification of ligaments induced by the pulsation of the vertebral artery or an activation of existing osteogenetic potency in the craniovertebral region.
The occipital condyles were examined carefully for the condylar foramina and considered complete foramina as variation for the present study.
CT scans with occipital condyle fracture and T6-T7 vertebral body fracture with spinal cord transection.
Again, the tumor had invaded the occipital condyle and the hypoglossal canal on the left.
CN IX-XI exit the cranial vault through the jugular foramen, whereas CN XII leaves from the hypoglossal canal close to the occipital condyle.
Skull two shows unilateral duplication of occipital condyle on right side only with following measurements.
CT of the head revealed hemorrhagic cerebellar contusion in the left hemisphere, fractures of the left occipital condyle, and C1 dislocation.
The lower clivus involves the jugular tubercule to the foramen magnum and occipital condyle.
5 101-127 120 (N=12) Circumference of horn core at base 349 428 410 346 330-385 335 (N=12) Maximum diameter of occipital condyle 76 76 62.