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(ak′sēz″) pl. axes [L. axis, axle, axis]
1. A real or imaginary line that runs through the center of a body or about which a part revolves. 2. The second cervical vertebra (epistropheus). It bears the odontoid process (dens), about which the atlas rotates. SYN: SEE: odontoid vertebra
Venes, Donald, editor. "Axis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737158/all/axis.
Axis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737158/all/axis. Accessed October 23, 2019.
Axis. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737158/all/axis
Axis [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737158/all/axis.
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