Sternocleidomastoid Muscle

Explore the Sternocleidomastoid muscles in Anomalous Medical. Anomalous Medical is a 3D anatomy simulation program that anyone can use to learn about or teach someone about the human body.

Origin - The orgin of the sternocleidomastoid is the anterior and superior manubrium and superior medial third of the clavicle.

Insertion - The instertion of the sternocleidomastoid is the lateral part of the mstoid process and the anaterior half of the superior nuchal line.

Action - The sternocleidomastoid is primarily responsible for flexing the neck and extending the head. Wh It's also called the sternomastoid and commonly abbreviated as SCM.

Nerve Supply - The sternocleidomastoid is innervated by the spinal accessory nerve.

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