splenius capitis


splenius capitis
splenius cap·i·tis -'kap-ət-əs n a flat muscle on each side of the back of the neck and the upper thoracic region that arises from the caudal half of the ligamentum nuchae and the spinous processes of the seventh cervical and the first three or four thoracic vertebrae, that is inserted into the occipital bone and the mastoid process of the temporal bone, and that rotates the head to the side on which it is located and with the help of the muscle on the opposite side extends it

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  • Splenius capitis muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Splenius capitis muscle Latin = musculus splenius capitis GraySubject = 115 GrayPage = 397 Caption = Muscles connecting the upper extremity to the vertebral column. (Splenius capitis et cervicis labeled at upper right.)… …   Wikipedia

  • splenius capitis muscle — musculus splenius capitis …   Medical dictionary

  • Musculus splenius capitis — Musculus splenius Rückenmuskulatur des Menschen Ursprung Nackenband, Dornfortsätze der Hals und Brustwirbel Ansatz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Musculus splenius capitis — diržinis galvos raumuo statusas T sritis raumenys atitikmenys: lot. Musculus splenius capitis ryšiai: platesnis terminas – galviniai kaklo raumenys …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • Musculus splenius capitis — diržinis galvos raumuo statusas T sritis gyvūnų anatomija, gyvūnų morfologija atitikmenys: lot. Musculus splenius capitis ryšiai: platesnis terminas – galvos raumenys …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • musculus splenius capitis — [TA] splenius muscle of head: origin, lower half of ligamentum nuchae, spinous processes of seventh cervical and three or four upper thoracic vertebrae; insertion, mastoid part of temporal bone, occipital bone; innervation, middle and lower… …   Medical dictionary

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

  • Splenius — Musculus splenius Rückenmuskulatur des Menschen Ursprung Nackenband, Dornfortsätze der Hals und Brustwirbel Ansatz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Splenius cervicis muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Splenius cervicis Latin = musculus splenius cervicis GraySubject = 115 GrayPage = 397 Caption = Muscles connecting the upper extremity to the vertebral column. (Splenius capitis et cervicis labeled at upper right, at neck.)… …   Wikipedia

  • Splenius muscles — The splenius muscles are:*Splenius capitis muscle *Splenius cervicis muscle …   Wikipedia