spinalis cervicis

noun

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

Dictionary Entries Near spinalis cervicis

Cite this Entry

“Spinalis cervicis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/spinalis%20cervicis. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!