infrahyoid muscle

infrahyoid muscle n any of four muscles on each side that are situated next to the larynx below the hyoid bone and comprise the sternohyoid, sternothyroid, thyrohyoid, and omohyoid muscles

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  • Sternohyoid muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Sternohyoid muscle Latin = musculus sternohyoideus GraySubject = 112 GrayPage = 393 Caption = Muscles of neck. Sternohyoideus labeled at middle, just to the right of thyroid cartilage. Caption2 = Muscles of the neck. Lateral …   Wikipedia

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  • Omohyoid muscle — Side of neck, showing chief surface markings. (Omohyoid visible at center.) …   Wikipedia

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