semispinal
Half spinal; denoting muscles attached in part to the spinous processes of the vertebrae.

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  • semispinal — semi|spina̱l, in fachspr. Fügungen: semi|spina̱lis, ...le [zu ↑semi... und ↑Spina]: halb zum Dornfortsatz gehörend; z. B. in der Fügung ↑Musculus semispinalis (Anat.) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • semispinal muscle — musculus semispinalis …   Medical dictionary

  • semispinal muscle of head — musculus semispinalis capitis …   Medical dictionary

  • semispinal muscle of neck — musculus semispinalis cervicis …   Medical dictionary

  • semispinal muscle of thorax — musculus semispinalis thoracis …   Medical dictionary

  • Muscle — is the tissue of the body which primarily functions as a source of power. There are three types of muscle in the body. Muscle which is responsible for moving extremities and external areas of the body is called "skeletal muscle." Heart… …   Medical dictionary

  • Мышцы спины — располагаются в несколько слоев, поэтому их подразделяют на глубокие и поверхностные, которые, в свою очередь, также располагаются в два слоя. По средней линии спины проходит продольная борозда спины (sulcus dorsi). Вдоль нее располагаются легко… …   Атлас анатомии человека

  • musculus semispinalis — [TA] semispinal muscle: a muscle composed of fibers extending obliquely from the transverse processes of the vertebrae to the spine, except for the semispinalis capitis; it includes the m. semispinalis capitis, m. semispinalis cervicis, and m.… …   Medical dictionary

  • musculus semispinalis capitis — [TA] semispinal muscle of head: origin, transverse processes of five or six upper thoracic and four lower cervical vertebrae; insertion, between superior and inferior nuchal lines of occipital bone; innervation, suboccipital, greater occipital,… …   Medical dictionary

  • musculus semispinalis cervicis — [TA] semispinal muscle of neck: origin, transverse processes of five or six upper thoracic vertebrae; insertion, spinous processes of second to fifth cervical vertebrae; innervation, branches of cervical; action, extends, rotates vertebral column …   Medical dictionary

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