A muscle that arise from the tubercle on the posterior arch of the and is inserted into the medial part of the inferior nuchal line of the occipital bone and the surface between it and the foramen magnum, and also takes some attachment to the spinal dura. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rectus_capitis_posterior_minor_muscle ]

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extends the head at the neck

definition

A muscle that arise from the tubercle on the posterior arch of the and is inserted into the medial part of the inferior nuchal line of the occipital bone and the surface between it and the foramen magnum, and also takes some attachment to the spinal dura.

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ed/Rectus_capitis_posterior_minor.png

has exact synonym

lesser posterior rectus capitis

rectus capitis posterior minor muscle

has related synonym

rectus posterior minor

recti capitis posteriores minores

rectus capitis posterior minor

rectus capitus posterior minor

musculus rectus capitis posterior minor

rectus capitus posterior minor muscle

id

UBERON:0008455