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digastric

  

      adj  
1    (of certain muscles) having two fleshy portions joined by a tendon  
      n  
2    a muscle of the mandible that assists in lowering the lower jaw  
     (C17: from New Latin digastricus (with two bellies), from di-1 + gastricus gastric, from Greek gaster belly)  
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