longissimus cervicis meaning

  "longissimus cervicis" in a sentence
[Medicine]
n : a slender muscle medial to the longissimus thoracis that arises by long thin tendons from the transverse processes of the upper four or five thoracic vertebrae, is inserted by similar tendons into the transverse processes of the second to sixth cervical vertebrae, and extends the spinal column and bends it to one side

Examples

  1. The "'semispinalis capitis "'( " complexus " ) is situated at the upper and back part of the neck, deep to the splenius, and medial to the longissimus cervicis and longissimus capitis.

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