Medical Definition of Musculus complexus minor

1. Origin, from transverse processes of upper thoracic and transverse and articular processes of lower and middle cervical vertebrae; insertion, into mastoid process; action, keeps head erect, draws it backward or to one side; nerve supply, dorsal primary rami of cervical spinal nerves. Synonym: musculus longissimus capitis, musculus complexus minor, musculus trachelomastoideus, musculus transversalis capitis. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Complexus Minor

musculus caninus
musculus cephalopharyngeus
musculus ceratocricoideus
musculus ceratopharyngeus
musculus cervicalis ascendens
musculus chondroglossus
musculus chondropharyngeus
musculus ciliaris
musculus cleido-occipitalis
musculus cleidoepitrochlearis
musculus cleidomastoideus
musculus coccygeus
musculus complexus
musculus complexus minor (current term)
musculus compressor naris
musculus constrictor pharyngis inferior
musculus constrictor pharyngis medius
musculus constrictor pharyngis superior
musculus coracobrachialis
musculus corrugator cutis ani
musculus corrugator supercilii
musculus cricoarytenoideus lateralis
musculus cricoarytenoideus posterior
musculus cricopharyngeus
musculus cricothyroideus

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