Di*gas"tric (?), a. [Gr. = twice + belly: cf. F. digastrique.] Anat. (a)

Having two bellies; biventral; -- applied to muscles which are fleshy at each end and have a tendon in the middle, and esp. to the muscle which pulls down the lower jaw.


Pertaining to the digastric muscle of the lower jaw; as, the digastric nerves.


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