RECTUS CAPITIS INTERNUS MAJOR
\ɹˈɛktəs kapˈa͡ɪtɪs ˌɪntənˈʌs mˈe͡ɪd͡ʒə], \ɹˈɛktəs kapˈaɪtɪs ˌɪntənˈʌs mˈeɪdʒə], \ɹ_ˈɛ_k_t_ə_s k_a_p_ˈaɪ_t_ɪ_s ˌɪ_n_t_ə_n_ˈʌ_s m_ˈeɪ_dʒ_ə]\
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This muscle is long in proportion to its breadth, flat, and broader above than below. It is situated at the anterior and lateral part of the neck, and arises from the transverse processes of the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth cervical vertebrae. It is inserted into the basilary process of the occipital bone.
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