Medical Dictionary

longus capitis

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noun longus cap·i·tis \-ˈkap-ət-əs\

Medical Definition of longus capitis

  1. :  a muscle of either side of the front and upper portion of the neck that arises from the third to sixth cervical vertebrae, is inserted into the basilar portion of the occipital bone, and bends the neck forward


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