carotid triangle

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ca·rot·id tri·an·gle

[TA]
a space bounded by the superior belly of the omohyoid muscle, anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid, and posterior belly of the digastric; contains the bifurcation of the common carotid artery.

ca·rot·id tri·an·gle

(kă-rot'id trī'ang-gĕl) [TA]
A space bounded by the superior belly of the omohyoid muscle, anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid, and posterior belly of the digastric; it contains the bifurcation of the common carotid artery.

Gerdy,

Pierre N., French surgeon, 1797-1856.
Gerdy fibers - a thickening of the deep fascia in the most distal part of the base of the triangular palmar aponeurosis. Synonym(s): superficial transverse metacarpal ligament
Gerdy fontanel - an occasional fontanel-like defect in the sagittal suture in the newborn. Synonym(s): sagittal fontanel
Gerdy hyoid fossa - a space that contains the bifurcation of the common carotid artery. Synonym(s): carotid triangle
Gerdy interatrial loop - a muscular fasciculus in the interatrial septum of the heart, passing backward from the atrioventricular groove.
Gerdy ligament - the continuation of the clavipectoral fascia downward to attach to the axillary fascia. Synonym(s): suspensory ligament of axilla
Gerdy tubercle - a tubercle on the lateral side of the upper end of the tibia giving attachment to the iliotibial tract and some fibers of the tibialis anterior muscle.

Malgaigne,

Joseph François, French surgeon, 1806-1865.
Malgaigne amputation - amputation of the foot in which only the astragalus is retained. Synonym(s): subastragalar amputation
Malgaigne apparatus
Malgaigne bulging
Malgaigne clamp
Malgaigne fossa - a space containing the bifurcation of the common carotid artery. Synonym(s): carotid triangle; Malgaigne triangle
Malgaigne fracture
Malgaigne hernia - infantile inguinal hernia prior to the descent of the testis.
Malgaigne hook
Malgaigne luxation - longitudinal subluxation of the radial head from the anular ligament. Synonym(s): nursemaid's elbow
Malgaigne swelling
Malgaigne triangle - Synonym(s): Malgaigne fossa

ca·rot·id tri·an·gle

(kă-rot'id trī'ang-gĕl) [TA]
A space bounded by the superior belly of the omohyoid muscle, anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid, and posterior belly of the digastric; it contains the bifurcation of the common carotid artery.