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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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45) Shirley also commented that young singers often use digastric muscles and a tense jaw to support the tone incorrectly.
An unreported anatomical finding: Unusual insertion of the stylohyoid & digastric muscles.
A positive test is little or no springing of the bone or a distinct asymmetry of palpable tension and indicates increased tension in the digastric muscle on the ipsilateral side.
The digastric muscles that presented anatomical variations were photographed using a Sony Cybershot DSC-T1 camera with a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens, and its bellies were measured using a universal pachymeter.
Bilateral abnormal anterior bellies of digastric muscles.
These muscles are called the digastric muscles because they have two (di-) sections or "bellies" (gastri-).
Simply releasing the digastric muscles is all that is necessary to bring the jaw to a neutral position.
Approximately at the level of the digastric muscle intermediate tendon, the MHN gave of a thick branch that joined the LN.
5-cm infiltrative left parotid tumor with an extracapsular spread to the adjacent sternocleidomastoid and digastric muscles (figure 1 ).