longus capitis

longus capitis

a muscle that flexes the head.
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The longus colli muscle is one of the anterior cervical muscles, along with the longus capitis, rectus capitis anterior, and rectus capitis lateralis.
The pharyngeal bursa (PB) is a recess lined with respiratory epithelium along the posterior wall of the nasopharynx between the longus capitis muscles.
The pharyngeal bursa (PB) is a recess lined with respiratory epithelium along the midline posterior superior wall of the nasopharynx between the longus capitis muscles.
10] In addition, the craniocervical region is supported by the longus capitis muscle anteriorly and the suboccipital extensor, semispinalis, and splenius capitis muscles posteriorly.
Even more important however is the role of the deep neck flexors, longus colli and longus capitis.