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Assessment of the ossification of the dens axis in cheetahs.

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posted on 11.06.2019 by Martin J. Schmidt, Gerhard Steenkamp, Klaus Failing, Peter Caldwell, Robert M. Kirberger

Laterolateral radiograph of the upper cervical spine of different age cheetahs demonstrating the gradual ossification of the dens axis. A is 3.2 months old, B is 6 months old, and C is 42 months old and the dens is completely fused.

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