superior carotid triangle

superior carotid triangle
superior carotid triangle n a space in each lateral half of the neck that is bounded in back by the sternocleidomastoid muscle, below by the omohyoid muscle, and above by the stylohyoid and digastric muscles called also carotid triangle

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