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sternocleidomastoid muscle


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  • noun anatomy A paired muscle in the superficial layers of the anterior portion of the neck, acting to flex and rotate the head.

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  • noun one of two thick muscles running from the sternum and clavicle to the mastoid and occipital bone; turns head obliquely to the opposite side; when acting together they flex the neck and extend the head


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