longissimus cervicis (muscle)

(redirected from musculus transversalis cervicis)

lon·gis·si·mus cer·vi·cis (mus·cle)

intermediate erector spinae muscle in neck; origin, transverse processes of upper thoracic vertebrae; insertion, transverse processes of middle and upper cervical vertebrae; action, extends cervical vertebrae; nerve supply, dorsal primary rami of lower cervical and upper thoracic spinal nerves.
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