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Related to digastric muscle: geniohyoid, Stylohyoid muscle

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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30) The anterior belly of the digastric muscle is elongated with a strip of fascia or by releasing the posterior belly.
Lower parotid defects rarely require an extension more than 2 or 3 cm below the inferior margin of the posterior belly of the digastric muscle.
The submandibular capsule is sutured to the cervical fascia below the digastric muscle, and the cut ends of the platysma muscle are repaired.