anterior region of neck -->
anterior triangle of neck
medical dictionary

<anatomy> The area of the neck bounded by the mandible, the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, and the anterior midline of the neck; it is subdivided into carotid, muscular, submandibular, and submental triangles.

Synonyms: anterior region of neck, regio cervicalis anterior, trigonum cervicale anterius.

(05 Mar 2000)