pretracheal layer of cervical fascia

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pre·tra·che·al lay·er of cervical fascia

[TA]
the layer of fascia investing the infrahyoid muscles and contributing to the formation of the carotid sheath.

pre·tra·che·al lay·er of cer·vi·cal fas·cia

(prē-trā'kē-ăl lā'ĕr sĕr'vi-kăl fash'ē-ă) [TA]
The layer of fascia investing the infrahyoid muscles and contributing to the formation of the carotid sheath.
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An elliptical incision of the entire defect was carried out down to the pretracheal fascia.