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Digastric Muscle

Summary Information: Digastric Muscle

Digastric Muscle: The digastric muscle is one of the suprahyoids, a group of paired muscles of the anterior neck located above the hyoid bone. The digastric muscle originates on the mandible and temporal bone and inserts on the hyoid bone. The digastric muscle elevates the hyoid bone and opens the jaw.

Conditions that can afflict the digastric muscle include overuse injuries, tears, strains, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, neuromuscular diseases, lacerations and contusions.

Closely Related Organs: Digastric Muscle

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Digastric Muscle

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Sub Parts: Digastric Muscle

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Digastric Muscle

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