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Flashcards in Suboccipital Musculature Deck (10):
1

suboccipital muscle that lacks an attachment to the skull

obliquus capitis inferior

2

the origin of rectus capitis posterior major

spinous tubercle C2

3

nerve that will innervate all suboccipital muscles

dorsal ramus oc C1, Suboccipital nerve

4

origin of the rectus capitis posterior minor

posterior tubercle of the posterior arch of C1

5

Insertion of obliquus capitis inferior

transverse process of C1

6

origin of the obliquus capitis superior

posterior tubercle of the transverse process of C1

7

increase in density of muscle spindles is most apparent which subocciptial muscle

oblique capitis inferior

8

result of communication between subocciptial muscles, visual centers and vestibular centers

coordination of head and eye position

9

proposed function of the suboccipital muscle group

postural stabilizers of the atlanto-occipital and atlanto-axial joints

10

suboccipital muscles are known to attach to dura mater

rectus capitis posterior major
rectus capitis posterior minor
obliquus capitis inferior