Meaning of “digastric” in the English Dictionary

"digastric" in British English

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uk /daɪˈɡæs.trɪk/ us /daɪˈɡæs.trɪk/ specialized

Digastric muscles have two fleshy parts joined by a tendon (= a strong band of fibres).

digastricnoun [ C ]

uk /daɪˈɡæs.trɪk/ us /daɪˈɡæs.trɪk/ specialized

a muscle that opens the mouth by moving the jaw bone down

(Definition of “digastric” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)