sternomastoid

noun

ster·​no·​mas·​toid ˌstər-nō-ˈma-ˌstȯid How to pronounce sternomastoid (audio)
variants or sternomastoid muscle

Word History

Etymology

stern- + mastoid

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sternomastoid was in 1836

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Cite this Entry

“Sternomastoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sternomastoid. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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