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sternocleidomastoid

 [ster″no-kli″do-mas´toid]
pertaining to the sternum, clavicle, and mastoid process.

ster·no·clei·do·mas·toid

(ster'nō-klī'dō-mas'toyd),
Relating to sternum, clavicle, and mastoid process.

sternocleidomastoid

/ster·no·clei·do·mas·toid/ (-kli″do-mas´toid) pertaining to the sternum, clavicle, and mastoid process.

sternocleidomastoid

(stûr′nō-klī′də-măs′toid)
n.
Either of two muscles of the neck that serve to flex the neck and rotate the head.

sternocleidomastoid

[-klī′dōmas′toid]
Etymology: Gk, sternon, chest, kleis, key, mastos, breast, eidos, form
a muscle of the neck that is attached to the mastoid process of the temporal bone and to the superior nuchal line and by separate heads to the sternum and clavicle. They function together to flex the head. Also called sternomastoid.

ster·no·clei·do·mas·toid

(stĕr'nō-klī'dō-mas'toyd)
Relating to sternum, clavicle, and mastoid process.

ster·no·clei·do·mas·toid

(stĕr'nō-klī'dō-mas'toyd)
Relating to sternum, clavicle, and mastoid process.
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