digastric muscle (for moving the jaws) very much developed in accordance with the great gnawing powers of the species.
Passing in front of it may be found the stylo-pharyngeal, stylo-hyoid, and digastric muscles.
digastric di·gas·tric (dī-gās'trĭk)
Having two bellies; biventral. Used especially of a muscle with two fleshy parts separated by an intervening tendinous part.
Of or relating to the digastric muscle.