rhomboideus capitis (occipitoscapularis) (cat only)
origin: medial half of cranial nuchal line not
extending quite to midline
insertion: scapula near cranial angle
nerve: ventral ramus C4
action: draws cranially and rotates scapula
There is no human muscle that is comparable to the rhomboideus capitis muscle. Some authors refer to it at occipitoscapularis.
2008 by William C. Johnson II
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