Medical Definition of Greater occipital nerve

1. Medial branch of the dorsal primary ramus of the second cervical nerve; sends branches to the semispinalis capitis and multifidus cervicis, but is mainly cutaneous, supplying the back part of the scalp. Synonym: nervus occipitalis major. (05 Mar 2000)



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