ligamentum nuchae


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ligamentum nuchae

[‚lig·ə′men·təm ′nü‚kē]
(anatomy)
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On contrary to these observations, response was only marginal in congenital torticollis, where ligamentum nuchae and intertransversalis colli muscles were affected (Mallikharjunarao et al.
Stretching exercises were applied on the scalene, upper part of trapezius, pectoralis minor muscles, interspinous muscles, and ligamentum nuchae.
Attachments of the ligamentum nuchae to cervical posterior spinal dura and the lateral part of the occipital bone.

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