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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.
The mandibular gland shows a rounded contour and its duct crosses along the occiptomandibular face of the digastric muscle and styloglossus muscle and opens in the mouth on the sublingual caruncle near the frenulum (Figure 1 and 2).
that the C1 and C2 dorsal horns receive extensive primary afferent inputs from the lateral aspect of the face and from nerves of the craniofacial muscles such as those of the mandibular division of cranial nerve V supplying the masseter, temporalis, and anterior digastric muscles.
The onset and duration of oropharyngeal swallowing were recorded from the SM-EMG activity (of the mylohyoid-geniohyoid-anterior digastric muscle complex).
4) Therefore, in order to identify and safely approach the vital structures in the skull base during surgeries, many accessible anatomical surface landmarks like the mastoid tip, the digastric muscle, the spine of Henle, the cribriform area, the temporal line, the external auditory canal and the root of the zygomae (2) are used to relate and access the underlying anatomical structures.
Palpations were carried out on the anterior, middle and posterior fibers of the temporalis, the coronoid process, the TMJ lateral and posterior aspects, the deep and superficial masseter (anterior part, body, gonial part), the styloid process, the anterior belly of the digastric muscle and the medial and lateral pterygoid muscles.
SUMMARY: The digastric muscle is formed by two muscle bellies: one anterior and one posterior, joined by an intermediate tendon.
Anterior belly of digastric muscle was cut and the mass was completely removed in toto.
The temporalis muscle, the masseter muscle, and the anterior belly of the digastric muscle have all been used to produce voluntary facial movement in patients with facial nerve paralysis.
Although the MHN is generally considered to be a motor nerve, it has a sensory component that continues beyond the mylohyoid muscle and anterior belly of digastric muscle, by way of cutaneous branches (Frommer et al.