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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In anatomy, originating in or relating to the platysma myoides, a thin muscle lying just beneath the skin on the under anterior side of the neck.


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  • That crinkly ring of wrinkles around your neck is a platysmal band.


  • Botox helps relax the contracted bands of the platysmal muscle of the neck, resulting in an elongated Queen Nefertiti kind of neck.

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