anterior triangle of neck


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Related to anterior triangle of neck: Ansa cervicalis, posterior triangle of neck

anterior cervical region

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the area of the neck bounded by the mandible, the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, and the anterior midline of the neck; it is subdivided into carotid, muscular, submandibular, and submental triangles.
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anterior triangle of neck

The space bounded by the middle line of the neck, the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, and a line running along the lower border of the mandible and continued to the mastoid process of the temporal bone.
See also: triangle
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