(deep) cervical fascia


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(deep) cer·vi·cal fas·ci·a

[TA]
fascia of the neck; it is divided into an external or investing layer (superficial lamina) that surrounds the neck and encloses the trapezius and sternocleidomastoid muscles, a middle or pretracheal layer in relation to the infrahyoid muscles and cervical viscera, and a deep or prevertebral layer applied to the vertebrae and axial muscles.

(deep) cer·vi·cal fas·ci·a

(dēp sĕr'vi-kăl fash'ē-ă) [TA]
Fascia of the neck; it is divided into an external or investing layer (superficial lamina) that surrounds the neck and encloses the trapezius and sternocleidomastoid muscles, a middle or pretracheal layer in relation to the infrahyoid muscles and cervical viscera, and a deep or prevertebral layer applied to the vertebrae and axial muscles.