muscles of neck

mus·cles of neck

[TA]
the anterolateral muscles of the neck including the platysma, sternocleidomastoid, suprahyoid muscles, infrahyoid muscles, longus colli and scalene muscles.
Synonym(s): musculi colli [TA], musculi cervicis
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[5-6] The mechanism of migration is thought to be due to movements of muscles of neck and viscera during voluntary or involuntary movements.