Longissimus capitis muscle :-

Longissimus capitis muscle :-

the muscle lateral to the semispinalis muscles. It is the longest subdivision of the erector spinae muscles that extends forward into the transverse processes of the posterior cervical vertebrae.

muscle details :-

the muscle lateral to the semispinalis muscles. It is the longest subdivision of the erector spinae muscles that extends forward into the transverse processes of the posterior cervical vertebrae.

origin :-

transverse process .

Insertion :-

transverse process .

Nerve :-

posterior branch of spinal nerve .

Actions :-

Laterally: Flex the head and neck to the same side. Bilaterally: Extend the vertebral column .

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