posterior cervical intertransversarii (muscles)

(redirected from lateral part of posterior cervical intertransversarii (muscles))

pos·te·ri·or cer·vi·cal in·ter·trans·ver·sa·ri·i (mus·cles)

origin, lateral muscles: posterior tubercle of cervical transverse process; medial muscles: transverse process; insertion, corresponding parts of next superior transverse process; action, abducts cervical vertebrae; nerve supply, lateral part: ventral primary rami of cervical spinal nerves; medial part: dorsal primary rami of cervical spinal nerves.
Synonym(s): musculi intertransversarii posteriores (laterales et mediales) cervicis [TA], posterior cervical intertransverse muscles
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