longus capitis

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from New Latin longus capitis, clipping of musculus longus capitis (long muscle of the head).

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NounEdit

longus capitis (plural longi capitis or longi capitum)

  1. (anatomy) 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.
    Hypernym: longus
    Coordinate term: longus colli

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  • longus capitis”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary, (Please provide a date or year).