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Descriptions of Axis

Axis: the 2nd cervical vertebra; serves as a pivot for turning the head
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Axis

Axis: Axis, or midline, is an anatomical term that describes an imaginary line that runs down the center of the body. Although the axis divides the body in half, the two halves of the body are not symmetrical.

Other Names: Axis

The following are other names for the organ: Axis:

  • Midline, Anatomical

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