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What is the function of the Splenius capitus?



A. Extends and rotates head
B. Protracts scapula
C. Increases size of thoracic cavity
D. Lowers corners of mouth

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Asked by Er, Last updated: Dec 30, 2019

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered Feb 19, 2017

Splenius:

Acts alone to flex the head/neck to the same side

Acts together to extend the head & neck

 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Feb 20, 2017

Extends and rotates head
 

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