Rectus capitis lateralis muscle :-

Rectus capitis lateralis muscle :-

Muscle details :-

a short, flat muscle, arises from the upper surface of the transverse process of the atlas, and is inserted into the under surface of the jugular process of the occipital bone.

Origin :-

Upper surface of the transverse process of the atlas.

Insertion :-

Under surface of the jugular process of the occipital bone .

Nerve :-

C1, C2 .

Actions :-

Lateral flexion, stabilise atlanto-occipital joint .

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