Longus Colli Cervicis


Summary

Location:Situated on the anterior surface of the vertebral column in the neck. It runs along the length of the cervical spine.

Information

Group:Spine
Subgroup:Longus Colli
Side(s) of body:Front
Function/Action:Neck Flexor, Spine Stabiliser

Details

Joint:Cervical
Bone:Cervical Vertebrae
Origin:Arises from the anterior bodies of the first to the third thoracic vertebrae.
Insertion:Anterior arch of the atlas (C1) and the bodies of the second to sixth cervical vertebrae.