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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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Approximately at the level of the digastric muscle intermediate tendon, the MHN gave of a thick branch that joined the LN.
An unreported anatomical finding: Unusual insertion of the stylohyoid & digastric muscles.
After the isolation of the lingual artery, it was observed in its origin the presence or absence of the linguofacial trunk, the relations with the digastric muscle, the hypoglossal nerve and the hyoid bone, as well as the pathway of the artery in the region of the neck.
The mylohyoid is sutured to the digastric fascia with absorbable sutures.
By the middle of the fifth week (embryo length: 10 mm), the facial nerve gives off small branches to the posterior digastric premuscle mass.
The facial ridge was lowered inferiorly at the level of the digastric ridge to allow for unencumbered communication between the mastoid bowl and the meatus (figure 1).
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) detected a 5.5-cm infiltrative left parotid tumor with an extracapsular spread to the adjacent sternocleidomastoid and digastric muscles (figure 1 ).
When the infection spreads deep to the sternocleidomastoid muscle, it is called Bezold's abscess, and when located in the digastric triangle, it is called Citelli's abscess.
The excision extended to the masseter and medial pterygoid muscles and included the posterior belly of the digastric and the third upper part of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
Patient underwent wide excision, where the intraoperative findings showed a superficial cystic swelling with few loculi over the muscle layer of the mylohyoid and the anterior belly of the digastric with few finger-like extensions between the muscle planes.
Type 2: Each head forming separate muscle and tendon (Digastric FCU): the presence of two heads each forming a separate muscle and tendon.
G--Posterior mandibular region (stylohyoid) posterior region of digastric muscle (mandible, throat region--area between the insertion of the sternocleidomastoid muscle and posterior edge of the mandible).