linea alba cervicalis

linea alba cervicalis

An obsolete term dignifying the fused fascial sheaths of the sternohyoid and sternothyroid muscles.
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After the sternocleidomastoid muscle and the strap muscle were identified, we cut through the linea alba cervicalis incision with a harmonic scalpel between the strap muscles from the suprasternal notch to thyroid cartilage.
The linea alba cervicalis of the strap muscles was divided vertically, and the thyroid gland was exposed.