Definition of Digastric. Meaning of Digastric. Synonyms of Digastric

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Definition of Digastric

Digastric
Digastric Di*gas"tric, a. [Gr. di- = di`s- twice + ? belly: cf. F. digastrique.] (Anat.) (a) Having two bellies; biventral; -- applied to muscles which are fleshy at each end and have a tendon in the middle, and esp. to the muscle which pulls down the lower jaw. (b) Pertaining to the digastric muscle of the lower jaw; as, the digastric nerves.

Meaning of Digastric from wikipedia

- The digastric muscle (also digastricus) (named digastric as it has two 'bellies') is a small muscle located under the jaw. The term "digastric muscle"...
- the attachment of the sternocleidomastoid, the posterior belly of the digastric muscle, splenius capitis, and longissimus capitis. On the medial side...
- The submandibular triangle (or submaxillary or digastric triangle) corresponds to the region of the neck immediately beneath the body of the mandible...
- some of the scalp muscles around the ear Branch to posterior belly of digastric muscle as well as the stylohyoid muscle Five major facial branches (at...
- contralateral digastric muscle, Anterior belly of ipsilateral digastric muscle Level IB: Body of mandible, Posterior belly of digastric muscle, Anterior...
- digastric, stylohyoid, geniohyoid, and mylohyoid muscles. They are all pharyngeal muscles, with the exception of the geniohyoid muscle. The digastric...
- tympani, tensor veli palatini, mylohyoid and the anterior belly of the digastric. The trigeminal nerve carries general somatic afferent fibers (GSA), which...
- The digastric fossa of the mandible is an anatomical region which occupies a space on the inner surface of the inferior border of the body of the mandible...
- m****eter medial and lateral pterygoid muscles temporalis mylohyoid muscle digastric muscle, anterior belly tensor veli palatini muscle tensor tympani muscle...
- nerves and motor fibres to supply mylohyoid and the anterior belly of the digastric muscle. The mandibular nerve gives off the following branches: From the...
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