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Medical Term:

lateral cervical region


Definition: the region of the neck bounded by the sternocleidomastoid muscle, the trapezius muscle, and the upper border of the clavicle, including the omoclavicular triangle.

Synonym(s): regio cervicalis lateralisTA, posterior triangle of neck, trigonum cervicale posterius, trigonum colli laterale, lateral region of neck

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