Human Anatomy

Digastric: Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Digastric muscle

Digastric: The digastric muscle is positioned in the neck, beneath the jaw. It occupies below the body of the mandible, and extends, in a curved form, from the mastoid process to the symphysis menti. This muscle assists in opening and...

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Stylohyoid: Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply


Stylohyoid: The stylohyoid muscle is a thin muscular strip, that is positioned superiorly to the posterior belly of the digastric muscle. The stylohyoid muscle's innervation by the facial nerve, and functions to draw the hyoid bone backwards and elevate the...

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Neck Muscles: Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Scalene Muscles

Neck Muscles: The neck muscles are divided into four groups of muscles- Suboccipital MusclesSuprahyoid MusclesInfrahyoid MusclesScalene Muscles Suboccipital Muscles The suboccipital muscles are a group of four muscles located under the occipital bone. All the muscles are innervated by the...

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C7 Spine: Anatomy, Bony Landmark

C7 Spine anatomy

C7 Spine: C7 has enlarged spinous process called vertebra prominence. It is the most prominent structure that can be palpated when we pass our finger downwards from the skull. Its spine is thick, long and nearly horizontal. It is not...

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(C3-C6) Spine: Anatomy, Bony Landmark

c3-c6 spine anatomy

Cervical Spine (C3 to C6): The first, second and seventh are uniquely shaped, and C3 to C6 vertebra are often grouped together as similar to one another in form & function .C1 to C7 have a transverse foramen, vertebral artery...

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