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muscular triangle (of neck)


Definition: the triangle bounded by the sternocleidomastoid muscle, the superior belly of the omohyoid muscle, and the anterior midline of the neck; the infrahyoid muscles occupy most of it.

Synonym(s): trigonum musculare (regionis cervicalis anterioris)TA, omotracheal triangle, trigonum omotracheale, inferior carotid triangle, tracheal triangle

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