rectus capitis anterior (muscle)

(redirected from anterior rectus muscle of head)

rec·tus ca·pi·tis an·te·ri·or (mus·cle)

suboccipital (prevertebral) muscle; 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.
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