Muscular System

Sternocleidomastoid function?

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November 13, 2008 9:41AM

The sternocleidomastoid muscle, also known as sternomastoid and

comonly abbreviated as SCM, is a paired muscle in the superficial

layers of the anterior portion of the neck. It acts to flex and

rotate the head.


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