A muscle that arises by four tendinous slips from the transverse processes of the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth cervical vertebrae and inserts into the inferior surface of the basilar part of the occipital bone.[WP,modified]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longus_capitis_muscle ]

Synonyms: longus capitis m. rectus capitis posterior

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim

actions notes

flexion of neck at atlanto-occipital joint

depicted by

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has related synonym

rectus capitis anticus major

musculus longus capitis

longus capitus muscle

id

UBERON:0001563