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Longus Colli Origin

Anterior tubercle of C1 vertebra (atlas); bodies of C1-C3 and transverse processes of C3-C6 vertebrae

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Longus Colli Insertion

Bodies of C5-T3 vertebrae; transverse processes of C3-C5 vertebrae

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Longus Colli Innervation

Anterior rami of C2-C6 spinal nerves

4

Longus Colli Action

Flexes neck with rotation (torsion) to opposite side if acting unilaterally

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Longus Colli Root

C2-C6

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Longus Capitis Origin

Basilar part of occipital bone

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Longus Capitis Insertion

Anterior tubercles of C3-C6 transverse processes

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Longus Capitis Innervation

Anterior rami of C1-C3 spinal nerves

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Longus Capitis Action

Flex head

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Longus Capitis Root

C1-C3