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Obliquus Capitis Inferior

- origin: the apex of the spine process of the axis;
- insertion: the inferior and dorsal part of the transverse process of the atlas;
- action: rotates the atlas, turning the face toward the same side;
- nerve supply: a branch of the dorsal primary division of the suboccipital nerve;
- synergists: Longissimus Capitis, Rectus Capitis Posterior Major