Semispinalis muscles :-

Semispinalis muscles :-

Muscle details :-

a group of three muscles belonging to the transversospinales. These are the semispinalis capitis, the semispinalis cervicis and the semispinalis thoracis.

Origin :-

articular processes of C4-C6; transverse processes of C7 and T1-T7 .

Insertion :-

occipital bone between the superior and inferior nuchal lines .

Nerve supply :-

greater occipital nerve .

Action :-

Extension of the head .

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