(deep) cervical fascia

Type:Term

Definitions
1. fascia of the neck; it is divided into an external or investing layer (superficial lamina) that surrounds the neck and encloses the trapezius and sternocleidomastoid muscles, a middle or pretracheal layer in relation to the infrahyoid muscles and cervical viscera, and a deep or prevertebral layer applied to the vertebrae and axial muscles.

Synonyms
fascia cervicalis , fascia colli , deep fascia of neck , fascia cervicalis profunda

Scroll to top