atlantal

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atlantal (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Relating to the atlas.
  2. anterior; cephalic
    • 1808, John Barclay, The Muscular Motions of the Human Body
      [] when the scapula is moved directly atlantad, the atlantal forces acting on the base and acromion are the motors, the dorsa-mesial and ster-mesi-lateral the directors, and the sacral forces the moderators []