Replica Human Atlas and Axis

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The atlas is the first cervical (neck) vertebra which is just under the skull. This bone gets it's name from Atlas, the Greek god who supported the world on his shoulders. The axis is the second cervical vertebra, and has what is called the odontoid process about which the atlas rotates. This replica set of a human atlas and axis would make a great addition to a doctor's office or anatomy classroom. Please see photos for details.


real replica Replica
catalog type Catalog Product
common class Mammals
scientific class Mammalia
scientific order Primates
scientific family Hominidae
scientific genus Homo
scientific species sapiens