sternomastoid


sternomastoid
Relating to the sternum and the mastoid process of the temporal bone; applied to the sternocleidomastoid muscle.

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ster·no·mas·toid (stur″no-masґtoid) pertaining to the sternum and the mastoid process.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Sternomastoid — Ster no*mas toid, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the sternum and the mastoid process. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sternomastoid — adjective Of or pertaining to the sternum and the mastoid process …   Wiktionary

  • sternomastoid — ster·no·mastoid …   English syllables

  • sternomastoid — …   Useful english dictionary

  • sternomastoid tumour — a small painless nonmalignant swelling in the lower half of the sternomastoid muscle, appearing a few days after birth. It occurs when the neck of the fetus is in an abnormal position in the uterus, which interferes with the blood supply to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • sternomastoid tumour — a small painless nonmalignant swelling in the lower half of the sternomastoid muscle, appearing a few days after birth. It occurs when the neck of the fetus is in an abnormal position in the uterus, which interferes with the blood supply to the… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • sternomastoid muscle — ster·no·mas·toid muscle mas .tȯid n STERNOCLEIDOMASTOID * * * (sternocleidomastoid muscle) a long muscle in the neck, extending from the mastoid process to the sternum and clavicle. It serves to rotate the neck and flex the head. * * * musculus… …   Medical dictionary

  • sternomastoid muscle — sternocleidomastoid muscle a long muscle in the neck, extending from the mastoid process to the sternum and clavicle. It serves to rotate the neck and flex the head …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • sternomastoid muscle — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ noun Etymology: stern + mastoid : sternocleidomastoid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Мышца Грудино-Ключично-Сосцевидная (Sternomastoid Muscle, Stemocleidomastoid Muscle) — длинная поверхностная мышца шеи, которая начинается от рукоятки грудины и ключицы и прикрепляется к сосцевидному отростку височной кости. При одностороннем сокращении она наклоняет голову, при двустороннем запрокидывает голову. Источник:… …   Медицинские термины


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