spinalis cervicis (muscle)

(redirected from musculus spinalis colli)

spi·na·lis cer·vi·cis (mus·cle)

an inconstant or rudimentary muscle; origin, spinous processes of sixth and seventh cervical vertebrae; insertion, spinous processes of axis and third cervical vertebra; action, extends cervical spine; nerve supply, dorsal primary rami of cervical.
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