Submental triangle

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Submental triangle
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Submental triangle
Side of neck, showing chief surface markings (nerves are yellow, arteries are red)
Latin Trigonum submentale
Gray's p.565
Anatomical terminology

The submental triangle (or suprahyoid triangle) is a division of the anterior triangle of the neck.


It is limited:


It contains one or two lymph glands, the submental lymph nodes and some small veins; the latter unite to form the anterior jugular vein.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.

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