longus capitis (muscle)

(redirected from musculus rectus capitis anticus major)

lon·gus ca·pi·tis (mus·cle)

prevertebral muscle of neck; origin, anterior tubercles of transverse processes of third to sixth cervical vertebrae; insertion, basilar process of occipital bone; action, twists or flexes neck anteriorly; nerve supply, cervical plexus.
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