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greater posterior rectus muscle of head

greater posterior rectus muscle of head in Medicine

greater posterior rectus muscle of head n.
A muscle with origin from the spinous process of the axis, with insertion into the occipital bone, with nerve supply from the first cervical nerve, and whose action rotates the head and draws it backward.

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