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ster•no•clei•do•mas•toid



Pronunciation: (stûr"nō-klī"du-mas'toid), [key] Anat.

adj.
of, pertaining to, or involving the sternum, the clavicle, and the mastoid process.

n.
a thick muscle on each side of the neck, the action of which assists in bending the head and neck forward and sideways.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Sternosternocostal
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