What is the semispinalis capitis?


What is the semispinalis capitis?

Skeletal Muscles:

Did you know that when you move, your skeletal muscles are working? The skeletal muscles are connected to your bones. One end of the muscle is generally connected to a place with lots of movement called the insertion, and one end is connected to a place that doesn't move very much that is called the origin.

Answer and Explanation:

The semispinalis capitis is one of the four major muscles found in the neck that helps move the head. Other muscles include sternocleidomastoid,...

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Function & Anatomy of the Muscles of the Face, Neck & Back

from CLEP Natural Sciences: Study Guide & Test Prep

Chapter 18 / Lesson 12

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