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the state or quality of being physically strong

effective means of influencing, compelling, or punishing

to force one's way into a place or situation

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The sublingual gland is divided into two parts: the caudal part that is located in the occiptomandibular region of the digastric muscle and the rostral part between the tunica mucosa of the mouth and the mylohyoid muscle.
The digastric muscle is a suprahyoid muscle formed by two muscle bellies: one anterior and the other posterior.
30) The anterior belly of the digastric muscle is elongated with a strip of fascia or by releasing the posterior belly.
Approximately at the level of the digastric muscle intermediate tendon, the MHN gave of a thick branch that joined the LN.
The facial nerve trunk was then carefully located by blunt dissection as it emerges from the stylomastoid foramen immediately above the attachment of the posterior belly of digastric muscle and along the anterior border of the mastoid process.
The bony mass was found adherent to the sigmoid sinus, stylomastoid foramen, fallopian canal, and digastric muscle.
revealed a reduced frequency and smaller size of type IIA fibers in the masseter of rats administered a soft diet than in those receiving a normal diet, but found no changes in the digastric muscle.
Lower parotid defects rarely require an extension more than 2 or 3 cm below the inferior margin of the posterior belly of the digastric muscle.
The results concluded that the lingual artery is found in a position more inferior than classicaly described, based on the digastric muscle and the hypoglossal nerve: and that the hyoid bone can be used as a point of reference for the surgical access to the lingual artery in the region of the anterior trigone of the neck.
The submandibular capsule is sutured to the cervical fascia below the digastric muscle, and the cut ends of the platysma muscle are repaired.
the branch to the posterior belly of the digastric muscle
4 Other mandibular depressor muscles include the geniohyoid, mylohyoid, and the digastric muscles.
The antagonistic response from the digastric muscles pulls the jaw apart.
Comparative anatomic study of mandibular growth in rats after bilateral resections of superficial masseter, posterior temporal, and anterior digastric muscles.
Although not considered to be muscles of mastication, the digastric muscles also play an important role in mandibular function.