Hiérarchie anatomique

Anatomie générale > Muscles; Système musculaire > Muscles du cou > Muscles suboccipitaux > Muscle petit droit postérieur de la tête

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Description

Origin: The tubercle on the posterior arch of theatlas

Insertion: The medial part of the inferior nuchal line of theoccipital bone and the surface between it and theforamen magnum

Nerve: A branch of the dorsal primary division of the suboccipital nerve

Action: Extends the head at the neck, but is now considered to be more of a sensory organ than a muscle

Description:
The Rectus capitis posterior minor (Rectus capitis posticus minor) arises by a narrow pointed tendon from the tubercle on the posterior arch of the atlas, and, widening as it ascends, is inserted into the medial part of the inferior nuchal line of the occipital bone and the surface between it and the foramen magnum.


Cette définition contient du texte provenant d'une édition publique de Gray's Anatomy (20eme édition Américaine de "Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body" publiée en 1918 - http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

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