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di·gas·tric

 (dī-găs′trĭk) Anatomy
adj.
Having two fleshy ends connected by a thinner tendinous portion. Used of certain muscles.
n.
A muscle of the lower jaw that elevates the hyoid bone and assists in lowering the jaw.

digastric

(daɪˈɡæstrɪk)
adj
(Anatomy) (of certain muscles) having two fleshy portions joined by a tendon
n
(Anatomy) a muscle of the mandible that assists in lowering the lower jaw
[C17: from New Latin digastricus (with two bellies), from di-1 + gastricus gastric, from Greek gastēr belly]

di•gas•tric

(daɪˈgæs trɪk)

adj.
1. (of a muscle) having two bellies with an intermediate tendon.
n.
2. a muscle of the lower jaw serving to open the mouth.
[1690–1700; < New Latin digastricus. See di-1, gastric]
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3) Important structures seen surrounding the styloid process laterally are the facial nerve, the hypoglossal nerve, the occipital artery and the posterior belly of digastric muscle.
2, 3, 9, 13) Its sheath extends superiorly to the jugular foramen and inferiorly to the aortic arch and is bordered anteriorly by the styloid process and PPS, laterally by the anterior belly of the digastric muscle and the PS and medially by the lateral margin of the RPS.
We recorded EMG activity [or submental EMG (SM-EMG)] on the second channel of the EMG apparatus using bipolar silver chloride electroencephalographic (EEG) electrodes taped under the chin and over the mylohyoid-geniohyoid-anterior digastric muscle complex.
Although the digastric muscle has been specified as one of the masticatory muscles by some researchers (Scapino 1965; Getty 1975) in this study the masticatory muscles have been observed as the masseter temporal lateral and medial pterygoid muscles similar to what is the case in the literature (Schmolke 1994; Velesco et al.
The tumor was bound anteriorly by the anterior digastric muscle and posteriorly by the sternocleidomastoid muscle and retromandibular fossa.
The digastric muscle was folded down for better visualization of the sublingual gland and ducts and document the results with camera (Sony [alpha]200 10.
A posteroexternal approach to the hip joint: value of the formation of a digastric muscle.
They are usually placed bilaterally on the skin overlying the mid-masseter, anterior temporalis, posterior temporalis and anterior digastric muscle.
The left carotid artery bifurcation was exposed and the dissection was carried to the digastric muscle to identify the left hypoglossal and vagus nerves.
A positive test is little or no springing of the bone or a distinct asymmetry of palpable tension and indicates increased tension in the digastric muscle on the ipsilateral side.
We recorded EMG activity (or submental EMG [SMEMG]) on the second channel of the EMG apparatus using bipolar silver chloride EEG (electroencephalographic) electrodes taped under the chin over the mylohyoid-geniohyoid-anterior digastric muscle complex (Figure 1(a)-(b)).