Definición de digastric en inglés:


Silabificación: di·gas·tric
Pronunciación: /dīˈgastrik
(also digastric muscle)


  • Each of a pair of muscles that run under the jaw and act to open it.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Training caused an increase in the activity of citrate synthase and superoxide dismutase in the digastric muscle, the sternohyoid muscle, and the costal diaphragm.
    • Accessory slips may join the muscle from the digastric, from the stylomandibular ligament, or the angle of the mandible.
    • The submandibular glands are located within a triangle bounded by the sternocleidomastoid muscle, the posterior belly of the digastric muscle, and the body of the mandible.


late 17th century: from modern Latin digastricus, from di- 'twice' + Greek gastēr 'belly' (because the muscle has two fleshy parts or “bellies” at an angle, connected by a tendon).

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