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Occipitalisation of the atlas with reference to its embryological development

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>1996
<mark>Journal</mark>International Journal of Osteoarchaeology
Issue number2
Number of pages6
Pages (from-to)189-194
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


A skull is described from the St Bride's collection in which the atlas is fused to the occiput. The mechanism of occipitalization or assimilation is described in the light of the embryological development of the upper axial skeleton.