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Unformatted text preview: T1-8 extend head, extend and laterally flex the vertebral column Deep (transversospinalis muscles) Semispinalis transverse processes C4-T12 occipital bone, spinous processes extend head, cervical and thoracic regions and rotate them to the opposite side Semispinalis capitis Transverse processes T1-T6 Occipital bone, between superior and inferior nuchal lines Powerful rotator and extensor of head and neck Multifidus sacrum, ilium, and transverse processes C4-L5 spinous processes (spanning 24 vertebrae) stabilize vertebrae and rotate vertebral column to opposite side Superficial Back Muscles innervated by the anterior (ventral) rami of spinal nerves Quadratus lumborum Iliac crest (and iliolumbar ligament) Transverse processes of L1 L4 Laterally flexes spine 1...
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2009 for the course BIOL 240 taught by Professor Mcleod during the Spring '08 term at Kansas.
- Spring '08