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Flashcards in Accessory Muscles of the Vertebral Column Deck (2):
1

At what locations will interspinalis be absent along the spine?

T3-T4 down to T10-T11

2

Based on the density of muscle spindles what is the proposed function of the interspinalis?

acts as a proprioceptive transducer in conjunction with intertransversarii to coordinate the smooth movement of the spine and to maintain appropriate posture