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o·don·toid

 (ō-dŏn′toid′)
adj.
1. Resembling a tooth.
2. Of or relating to the odontoid process: the odontoid ligaments.
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odontoid

(ɒˈdɒntɔɪd)
adj
1. toothlike
2. (Anatomy) of or relating to the odontoid process
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o•don•toid

(oʊˈdɒn tɔɪd)

adj.
of or resembling a tooth; toothlike.
[1700–10; < Greek odontoeidḗs toothlike. See odonto-, -oid]
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Translations

o·don·toid

a. odontoideo-a, semejante a un diente.
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The first will remove the odontoid bone which is compressing my brain stem and the second a week later will fuse my skull and neck together.
Erosion of odontoid and pannus formation compressing the upper cervical cord causing myelopathic changes were noted in MRI, similar to findings described by Bouchard-Chabot A.
Axial skeleton shows ovoid vertebral bodies, severe platyspondyly, hypoplasia of odontoid process (which results in atlantoaxial instability that can cause cervical myelopathy), progressive kyphoscoliosis (short trunk) involving thoracic and lumbar spine, narrowing of disk spaces (resulting in short trunk), broad iliac bases, deficient ossification of pubis and flat acetabular roof.
Fractures of the second cervical vertebrae, in particular the odontoid, are the most common spine fracture in the geriatric population, accounting for as much as 20% of all spine fractures in this population.
Primary posterior fusion C1/2 in odontoid fractures: indications, technique, and results of transarticular screw fixation.
Os odontoideum is considered as an anatomic variant of the odontoid process ofC2 and must be put in differential diagnosis with the type 2 odontoid fracture and from the persistent ossiculum terminale.
The original orthopedic surgical robot successfully completed the world's first orthopedic robot-assisted Magerl screw insertion for internal fixation of the odontoid fracture.[5],[6],[7] A research of novel cartilage scaffold invented by Prof.
Although anterior-posterior, lateral, and odontoid views of the cervical spine radiography series are required for the determination of cervical trauma, we could not achieve the odontoid views of our patients retrospectively.
(16) MRI demonstrates narrowing of the foramen magnum secondary to thickening of the atlanto-occipital ligaments and dysplastic odontoid. In extreme cases this can result in narrowing of the spinal canal and cord compression.
Cerebral and whole- spinal magnetic resonance imaging examination revealed a prominent posterior angulation of the odontoid in the craniocervical junction, spinal cord compression, and myelomalacia (Figure 1).