intermediate tendon

intermediate tendon

(1) Central tendon of diaphragm; centrum tendineum diaphragmae [NA6].
(2) A popular term for the tendon interposed between biventer (digastric, omohyoid) muscles.
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SUMMARY: The digastric muscle is formed by two muscle bellies: one anterior and one posterior, joined by an intermediate tendon.
These are joined together by an intermediate tendon that passes through a fibrous sling that is attached to the body of the hyoid bone (Lockhart et al.
Case 2 presented bilateral variation, with the presence of two supernumerary bellies that originated medially to the digastric fossa of the mandible, with insertion in the contralateral intermediate tendon (Fig.

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