noun, plural pla·tys·mas, pla·tys·ma·ta [pluh-tiz-muh-tuh] /pləˈtɪz mə tə/, Anatomy.
Origin of platysma
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If so, perhaps the platysma could be observed in such cases.
Several persons have pointed out my error about the platysma.More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II
The Professor tells me there is a muscular slip, a dependence of the platysma myoides, which is called the risorius Santorini.The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table
Oliver Wendell Holmes
In all cases the contraction of the platysma causes the wound to gape widely, and its edges tend to be turned in.
In only four of the cases was the platysma visibly contracted; and it did not begin to contract until the patients began to cry.The Expression of Emotion in Man and Animals