inferior carotid triangle


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mus·cu·lar tri·an·gle (of neck)

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the triangle bounded by the sternocleidomastoid muscle, the superior belly of the omohyoid muscle, and the anterior midline of the neck; the infrahyoid muscles occupy most of it.

inferior carotid triangle

Etymology: L, inferior, lower; Gk, karos, heavy sleep; L, triangulus, three-cornered
a triangular area bounded by the midline of the neck, the superior belly of the omohyoid muscle above, and the sternocleidomastoid muscle behind. Also called muscular triangle.

inferior carotid triangle

The triangular space bounded by the middle line of the neck, the sternomastoid muscle, and the anterior belly of the omohyoid muscle. Synonym: muscular triangle
See also: triangle
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