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Rectus capitis ventralis -major
Group
Neck
Whole Sale Section
Chuck
Origin
Transverse processes of the third thru sixth cervical vertebrae.
Insertion
Tubercle junction at the base of the occipital bone and the body of the sternum.
Action
Acting together, flexes the head; acting singly, to incline the head to the same side.
Innervation
Ventral branches of the cervical nerves from the second to the fifth.
Blood Supply
Vertebral and occipital arteries.