iliocostalis cervicis (muscle)(redirected from cervical iliocostal muscle)
il·i·o·cos·ta·lis cer·vi·cis (mus·cle)[TA]
deep back (erector spinae) muscle; origin, angles of upper six ribs; insertion, transverse processes of middle cervical vertebrae; action, extends, abducts, and rotates cervical vertebrae; nerve supply, dorsal branches of upper thoracic nerves.
Synonym(s): musculus iliocostalis cervicis/colli [TA], cervical iliocostal muscle, cervicalis ascendens (1) , musculus cervicalis ascendens
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