Which of the following is not in the sub occipital muscle group? a) Rectus capitus major b)...

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Which of the following is not in the sub occipital muscle group?

a) Rectus capitus major

b) Rectus capitus minor

c) Oblique capitus superior

d) Occipitalis major

Muscles of the Head and Neck:

The skull is a composed of 22 bones that together form the structure of the soft tissue of our face and house the brain. The skull is entirely supported by the neck which must be strong enough to support the entire weight of the head and also allow for its mobility.

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The following is NOT in the suboccipital muscle group d) occcipitalis major.

The muscles which sit just below the base of the skull are known as the...

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Muscles of the Head and Neck: Anatomy, Motion & Support

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The muscles of the head and neck are responsible for a variety of movements, including facial expression, mastication, and eye movement, in addition to moving the head. This lesson identifies and describes the major muscles of the head and neck along with their general action.


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