exam 3-muscles of the head & neck

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  1. Capitis group: longissimus, semispinalis, longus, splenius
    origin:  cervical & upper thoracic vertebrae

    insertion:  mastoid process (temporal) & occipital bone

    action:  extends or rotates head
  2. Sternocleidomastoid
    origin:  sternum & clavicle

    insertion:  mastoid process

    action:  flexes or rotates head
  3. Omohyoid
    origin:  scapula

    insertion:  hyoid

    action:  pulls hyoid downward
  4. Sternohyoid
    origin:  manubrium

    insertion:  hyoid

    action:  pulls hyoid downward
  5. Sternothyroid
    origin:  manubrium

    insertion:  thyroid cartilage

    action:  draws thyroid cartilage downward

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