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digastric

[dī′gas·trik]
(anatomy)
Of a muscle, having a fleshy part at each end and a tendinous part in the middle.
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The contents of the SMS are: anterior belly of the digastric muscle, superficial portion of the sub-mandibular gland, submandibular and submental lymph nodes, facial artery and vein, fat, and the inferior loop of the hypoglossal nerve.
The onset and duration of pharyngeal swallowing were recorded from the SMEMG activity of the mylohyoid-geniohyoid-anterior digastric muscle complex.
45) Shirley also commented that young singers often use digastric muscles and a tense jaw to support the tone incorrectly.
The digastric muscle was folded down for better visualization of the sublingual gland and ducts and document the results with camera (Sony [alpha]200 10.
To avoid significant postinjection dysphagia, anterior digastric muscle injections were performed superficially to avoid diffusion into the floor of the mouth and tongue base musculature.
As such, the trochanteric osteotomy is not digastric, as first described by Mercati and colleagues (22) but is trigastric.
Braking is done with muscle movement: posterior digastric, digastric and sternohyoid previously.
They are usually placed bilaterally on the skin overlying the mid-masseter, anterior temporalis, posterior temporalis and anterior digastric muscle.
The left carotid artery bifurcation was exposed and the dissection was carried to the digastric muscle to identify the left hypoglossal and vagus nerves.
This more limited genial advancement procedure does not reposition the digastric muscle or the hyoid bone, and delayed muscle detachment associated with these procedures has been reported.
The patient was treated with 3 sessions of soft tissue therapy consisting of Active Release Technique[R] (ART[R]) to the SCM, upper trapezius, levator scapula, superior and inferior oblique, and rectus capitis minor muscles (see Figure 1); hyoid mobility treatment done passively with the patient lying supine and the slack taken out on the hyoid bone by pushing lateral to medial in both directions until resistance was encountered (see Figure 2); TMJ mobilization done passively taking out the joint slack and rotating the joint in a figure eight like motion (see Figure 3); spinal manipulative therapy was performed by rotary adjustment to C1-C2 (see Figure 4); and digastric exercises were accomplished by an isometric facilitation, every other day over the course of 1 week.
Comparative anatomic study of mandibular growth in rats after bilateral resections of superficial masseter, posterior temporal, and anterior digastric muscles.