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a thin outer covering of an object

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The bony roof of the posterolateral tunnel probably allows greater attachment of posterior atlanto-occipital membrane in quadrupeds where load of the head is supported by extensor muscles of neck, ligaments and posterior atlanto-occipital membrane, but in man weight of the head is borne by vertical loading of the superior articular facet of atlas the roof of the tunnel has disappeared.
In those animals, neck extensor muscles and the posterior atlanto-occipital membrane attach onto that region.
1) The anterior atlanto-occipital membrane extends from C1 to the clivus.
Single dose groups received intrathecally, through the atlanto-occipital membrane, 0.
When the investigators assessed inter- and intraobserver agreement, highest reliability was found for the atlanto-occipital membrane and lowest for the transverse ligament.