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sternocleidomastoid (adj.)

medical Latin, from sterno- "sternum," Greek sternon "breast, breastbone," or Latin sternum (see sternum) + Latinized Greek kleis (see clavicle) + mastoid.

updated on April 24, 2017

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Definitions of sternocleidomastoid from WordNet

sternocleidomastoid (n.)
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;
Synonyms: sternocleidomastoid muscle / sternocleido mastoideus / musculus sternocleidomastoideus
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