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English definition of “digastric”

digastric

adjective uk   /daɪˈɡæs.trɪk/ us    /daɪˈɡæs.trɪk/ specialized
Digastric muscles have two fleshy parts joined by a tendon (= a strong band of fibres).

digastric

noun [C] uk   /daɪˈɡæs.trɪk/ us    /daɪˈɡæs.trɪk/ specialized
a muscle that opens the mouth by moving the jaw bone down
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