rectus capitis posterior minor


rectus capitis posterior minor
rectus capitis posterior minor n a muscle on each side of the back of the neck that arises from the posterior arch of the atlas, inserts esp. into the medial aspect of the inferior nuchal line, and acts to extend the head

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  • Rectus capitis posterior minor muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Rectus capitis posterior minor muscle Latin = musculus rectus capitis posterior minor GraySubject = 116 GrayPage = 401 Caption = Deep muscles of the back. (Rect. post. minor labeled at top center.) Origin = the tubercle on… …   Wikipedia

  • rectus capitis posterior minor muscle — musculus rectus capitis posterior minor …   Medical dictionary

  • Musculus rectus capitis posterior minor — tiefe Nackenmuskeln Ursprung Tuberculum dorsale des Atlas Ansatz Linea nuchae infer …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • musculus rectus capitis posterior minor — [TA] origin, posterior tubercle of atlas; insertion, occipital bone; innervation, suboccipital and greater occipital; action, extends head …   Medical dictionary

  • Rectus capitis posterior muscle — may refer to:*Rectus capitis posterior minor muscle *Rectus capitis posterior major muscle …   Wikipedia

  • Rectus capitis posterior major muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Rectus capitis posterior major muscle Latin = musculus rectus capitis posterior major GraySubject = 116 GrayPage = 401 Caption = Deep muscles of the back. (Rect. post. major visible at upper left.) Origin = Spinous process… …   Wikipedia

  • Musculus rectus capitis posterior major — tiefe Nackenmuskeln Ursprung Processus spinosus des Axis Ansatz Linea nuchae inferi …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rectus capitis lateralis muscle — Infobox Muscle Name = PAGENAME Latin = musculus rectus capitis lateralis GraySubject = 113 GrayPage = 395 Caption = The anterior vertebral muscles. Caption2 = Origin = Insertion = Blood = Nerve = C1 Action = Antagonist = DorlandsPre = m 22… …   Wikipedia

  • Musculus rectus capitis lateralis — tiefe Halsmuskulatur des Menschen Ursprung Ala atlantis Ansatz Processus jugularis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • capitis — see LONGISSIMUS CAPITIS, LONGUS CAPITIS, OBLIQUUS CAPITIS INFERIOR, OBLIQUUS CAPITIS SUPERIOR …   Medical dictionary