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muscles of neck

 

Definition: the anterolateral muscles of the neck including the platysma, sternocleidomastoid, suprahyoid muscles, infrahyoid muscles, longus colli and scalene muscles.

Synonym(s): musculi colliTA, musculi cervicis

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