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investing layer of cervical fascia


Definition: the part of the cervical fascia investing the sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles and completely encircling the neck.

Synonym(s): lamina superficialis fasciae cervicalisTA, superficial layer of deep cervical fascia

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