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Middle atlantoepistrophic joint

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middle atlantoepistrophic joint --> median atlantoaxial joint

A pivot synovial joint between the dens of the axis and the ring formed by the anterior arch and the transverse ligament of the atlas.

Synonym: articulatio atlantoaxialis mediana, cruveilhier's joint, middle atlantoepistrophic joint.