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Neck Muscles
...  the head. The motion is either rotation, meaning side-to-side; lateral flexion, meaning ear to shoulder; flexion, meaning chin to sternum; and hypertension, meaning looking up. Here is the list of muscles in the neck and head area: Longus colli and capitis – this is found in the anterior neck area and is used for flexion. They lie right over the cervical vertebrae and may be injured by  ...

Accessory Nerve
...  accessory nerve controls particular muscles in the neck. It is one of the eleventh pair of the twelve pairs of cranial nerves. There are twelve cranial nerves found in the sensory-somatic system. The sensory-somatic system forms one of the two subdivisions of the peripheral nervous system. The peripheral nervous system, together with the central nervous system, comprises the nervous system.  ...


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