Medical Definition of Alar ligaments

1. One of a pair of short stout bands that extends from the side of the dens of the axis to the tubercle on the medial aspect of the occipital condyle. Synonym: check ligaments of odontoid. Synonym: alar folds. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alar Ligaments

alanyls
alap
alapa
alapas
alaproclate
alaps
alar
alar artery of nose
alar canal
alar canals
alar chest
alar folds
alar foramen
alar foramens
alar lamina of neural tube
alar ligaments (current term)
alar part of nasalis muscle
alar plate of neural tube
alar process
alar spine
alarm
alarm-bell
alarm bell
alarm clock
alarm clocks
alarm reaction
alarm substance
alarm system
alarm systems
alarmable

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