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English noun: sternocleidomastoid

1. sternocleidomastoid (body) 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

Synonymsmusculus sternocleidomastoideus, sternocleido mastoideus, sternocleidomastoid muscle

Broader (hypernym)skeletal muscle, striated muscle

Part meronymcervix, neck

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