sternofacialis

noun
ster·​no·​fa·​ci·​a·​lis | \ ˌstər(ˌ)nōˌfās(h)ēalə̇s, -āl-, -äl- \
plural sternofaciales

Definition of sternofacialis

: an inconstant slip of muscle arising from the sternum and inserting into the fascia of the neck

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History and Etymology for sternofacialis

New Latin, from stern- + facialis, alteration (influenced by facialis facial) of fascialis fascial

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“Sternofacialis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sternofacialis. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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