spinal muscle of head

n.

An inconstant extension of the spinal muscle of the neck to the occipital bone, sometimes fusing with the semispinal muscle of the head.

Nearby words

  1. spinal fusion,
  2. spinal ganglion,
  3. spinal headache,
  4. spinal marrow,
  5. spinal meningitis,
  6. spinal muscle of neck,
  7. spinal muscle of thorax,
  8. spinal nerve,
  9. spinal paralysis,
  10. spinal puncture


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