rectus capitis anterior muscle

(redirected from Anterior rectus capitis muscle)

rec·tus cap·i·tis an·te·ri·or mus·cle

(rek'tŭs kap'i-tis an-tēr'ē-ŏr mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, transverse process and lateral mass of atlas; insertion, basilar process of occipital bone; action, turns and inclines head forward; nerve supply, ventral primary ramus of first and second cervical spinal nerve.
Synonym(s): musculus rectus capitis anterior [TA] .
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