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anterior cervical region

 

Definition: the area of the neck bounded by the mandible, the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, and the anterior midline of the neck; it is subdivided into carotid, muscular, submandibular, and submental triangles.

Synonym(s): regio cervicalis anteriorTA, anterior triangle of neck, trigonum cervicale anterius, trigonum colli anterius, anterior region of neck

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