spinalis capitis


spinalis capitis
spinalis cap·i·tis -'kap-ət-əs n a muscle that arises with, inserts with, and is intimately associated with the semispinalis capitis

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  • 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