Splenius muscles

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Splenius muscles
Musculus splenius capitis et cervicis marked.png
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Identifiers
LatinMusculus splenius
TAA04.3.02.102
FMA77180
Anatomical terminology

The splenius muscles are:

Their origins are in the upper thoracic and lower cervical spinous processes. Their actions are to extend and ipsilaterally rotate the head and neck.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Splenius Muscle Origin, Anatomy & Function - Body Maps". www.healthline.com. Retrieved 9 May 2017.