spinalis cervicis


spinalis cer·​vi·​cis -ˈsər-və-səs How to pronounce spinalis cervicis (audio)
: an inconstant muscle that arises especially from the spinous processes of the lower cervical and upper thoracic vertebrae and inserts especially into the spinous process of the axis

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“Spinalis cervicis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/spinalis%20cervicis. Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

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