semispinalis capitis


semispinalis capitis
semispinalis cap·i·tis -'kap-ət-əs n a deep longitudinal muscle of the back that arises esp. from the transverse processes of the upper six or seven thoracic and the seventh cervical vertebrae, is inserted on the outer surface of the occipital bone between two ridges behind the foramen magnum, and acts to extend and rotate the head called also complexus

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  • Semispinalis capitis — Section of the neck at about the level of the sixth cervical vertebra. Showing the arrangement of the fascia coli. (Semispinalis capitis visible at bottom right.) …   Wikipedia

  • semispinalis capitis muscle — musculus semispinalis capitis …   Medical dictionary

  • M. semispinalis capitis — Musculus semispinalis Rückenmuskulatur des Menschen (M. semispinalis thoracis und M. semispinalis cervicis nur links, M. semispinalis capitis nur rechts dargestellt) Ursprung Quer und Zitzenfortsätze der Brust und …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Musculus semispinalis capitis — Musculus semispinalis Rückenmuskulatur des Menschen (M. semispinalis thoracis und M. semispinalis cervicis nur links, M. semispinalis capitis nur rechts dargestellt) Ursprung Quer und Zitzenfortsätze der Brust und …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Musculus semispinalis capitis — pusketerinis galvos raumuo statusas T sritis gyvūnų anatomija, gyvūnų morfologija atitikmenys: lot. Musculus semispinalis capitis ryšiai: platesnis terminas – pusketerinis raumuo siauresnis terminas – dvipilvis kaklo raumuo siauresnis terminas –… …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • 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

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

  • Semispinalis — Musculus semispinalis Rückenmuskulatur des Menschen (M. semispinalis thoracis und M. semispinalis cervicis nur links, M. semispinalis capitis nur rechts dargestellt) Ursprung Quer und Zitzenfortsätze der Brust und …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Semispinalis muscle — The semispinalis muscle is a transversospinalis muscle of the human body. More specifically, it is one of three muscles:* Semispinalis dorsi * Semispinalis cervicis * Semispinalis capitis …   Wikipedia

  • semispinalis muscle —       any of the deep muscles just to either side of the spine that arise from the transverse processes (side projections) of the lower vertebrae and reach upward across several vertebrae to insert at the spines of vertebrae farther up, except… …   Universalium


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