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4.1.14 Review of muscles of the neck


Now, we’ve seen the principal muscles that produce movements of the head and neck. Let’s review the muscles that we’ve seen.

Here’s rectus capitis minor, and major, and obliquus capitis inferior, and superior. Here’s longus capitis, and longus cervicis.

Here are the scalene muscles: anterior, middle, and posterior. Here’s semispinalis, splenius, and trapezius. And here’s the sternocleidomastoid.

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