Medical Definition of Semispinalis capitis

1. Origin, transverse processes of five or six upper thoracic and articular processes of four lower cervical vertebrae; insertion, occipital bone between superior and inferior nuchal lines; action, rotates head and draws it backward; nerve supply, dorsal primary rami of cervical spinal nerves. Synonym: musculus semispinalis capitis, musculus complexus, semispinal muscle of head. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Semispinalis Capitis

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semispinal muscle of head
semispinal muscle of neck
semispinal muscle of thorax
semispinalis capitis (current term)
semispinalis cervicis muscle
semispinalis muscle
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