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1

Which muscles are identified as erector spinae or sacrospinalis muscles?

iliocostalis, longissimus, spinalis

2

What is the innervation of the iliocostalis lumborum?

`dorsal rami of lower thoracic and all lumbar spinal nerves

3

What is the insertion for the iliocostalis thoracis?

costal angles of the upper 6-7 ribs, transverse process of C7

4

Which subdivision of the iliocostalis primarily originates and inserts on ribs?

iliocostalis thoracis

5

What is the innervation of the iliocostalis thoracis?

dorsal rami of upper 6 thoracic spinal nerves (T1-T6 cord levels)

6

What is the origin for the iliocostalis cervicis?

costal angles of the upper 3-6 ribs (ribs 1-3 or ribs 1-6)

7

What is the insertion for the iliocostalis cervicis?

posterior tubercle of transverse process of C(3) C4-C6

8

What is the innervation of the iliocostalis cervicis?

dorsal rami T1, T2 spinal nerves, sometimes C8 spinal nerver (C8, T1, T2 cord levels)

9

What osseus parts of the vertebral column serve as an origin to the longissimus thoracis?

accessory process and transverse processes of L1-L5, spinous processes of L3-L5 and median sacral crest S1-S3

10

What is the innervation of the longissimus thoracis?

dorsal rami of all thoracic and lumbar spinal nerves (cord levels T1-T12, L1-L5)

11

What osseus parts of the vertebral column serve as an insertion for the longissimus cervicis?

posterior tubercle of transvere processes from C2-C6 or C7, articular processes from C2-C6 or C7

12

What is the innervation of the longissimus cervicis?

dorsal rami of C4-C8 and T1-T2 spinal nerves (C4-C8 and T1-T2 cord levels)

13

What is the innervation of the longissimus capitis?

dorsal rami of C1-C3 or C4 spinal nerves (C1-C3 or C4 cord levels)

14

Which erector spinae muscles attach to cervical articular processes?

longissimus cervicis and longissimus capitis

15

What is the innervation of the spinalis thoracis?

dorsal rami of all thoracic and upper lumbar spinal nerves

16

What is the innervation of the spinalis cervicis?

dorsal rami of all cervical spinal nerves (C1-C8 cord levels)