Rectus capitis lateralis muscle

Infobox Muscle
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Latin = musculus rectus capitis lateralis
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Caption = The anterior vertebral muscles.


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Nerve = C1
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DorlandsPre = m_22
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:"For the muscle of the eye, see Lateral rectus muscle"The Rectus capitis lateralis, a short, flat muscle, arises from the upper surface of the transverse process of the atlas, and is inserted into the under surface of the jugular process of the occipital bone.

ee also

* atlanto-occipital joint
* Rectus capitis posterior major muscle
* Rectus capitis posterior minor muscle
* Rectus capitis anterior muscle


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