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Human Anatomy: Muscle Groups


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Muscle Function & Other Pertinent Medical Information
- SPLENIUS CAPITIS -
ORIGIN: Lower ligament nuchae, spinous processes and supraspinous ligaments T1-3
INSERTION: Lateral occiput between superior and inferior nuchal lines
ACTION: Extends and rotates cervical spine
NERVE: Posterior primary rami of C3, 4






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