Axis

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Axis

In Cartesian charting, a line that bisects a chart. The x-axis cuts a chart horizontally, while the y-axis cuts it vertically.
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Yeasting, "Morphology of the second cervical vertebra and the posterior projection of the C2 pedicle axis," Spine, vol.
Older patients with fractures of the second cervical vertebra (C2) in the upper spine benefit from both surgical and nonsurgical treatment and have similar outcomes, according to a study led by Dr.
The axis or second cervical vertebra, also referred to as C2, is the thickest and strongest of the cervical vertebrae.