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- noun anatomy A
paired musclein 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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