infrahyoid


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Related to infrahyoid: hyoid muscles

subhyoid

 [sub-hi´oid]
below the hyoid bone.

in·fra·hy·oid

(in'fră-hī'oyd),
Below the hyoid bone; denoting especially a group of muscles: the sternohyoideus, sternothyroideus, thyrohyoideus, and omohyoideus.
Synonym(s): subhyoid, subhyoidean

infrahyoid

[in′frəhī′oid]
pertaining to the area below the hyoid bone, particularly the group of muscles attached to it.

in·fra·hy·oid

(in'fră-hī'oyd)
Inferior to the hyoid bone.

infrahyoid

behind the hyoid bone.
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Davis WL, Smoker WR, Hamsberger HR The normal and diseased infrahyoid retropharyngeal, danger, and prevertebral spaces.
The infrahyoid group: Approximately 2 cm lateral to the thyroid cartilage on the left side of the neck.
Apart from the description of only thirty-two cases of double ectopic thyroid, no case of an ectopic lingual thyroid combined with infrahyoid region ectopic gland has been reported in literature.
Specific areas addressed include, cerebral hemispheres, the sella/suprasellar region, the pineal region, orbit, nose, and sinuses, the suprahyoid and infrahyoid neck, and extradural space, among many others.
The location of the thyroglossal duct cysts was infrahyoid position in 11 (44%) followed by suprahyoid position in 9 (36%) as shown in table 2.
It is commonly associated with the poor development of the articular fossa, laxity of the temporomandibular ligament or joint capsule, and excessive activity of the lateral pterygoid and infrahyoid muscles due to drug use or disease.
With the animal in the supine position after a vertical midline cervicotomy, the infrahyoid muscles were separated from the tracheal axis.
Proposal for staging of lymphatic malformations of the head and neck (adapted from de Serres [8]) Stage Location of lesion I Unilateral infrahyoid II Unilateral suprahyoid III Unilateral infrahyoid and suprahyoid IV Bilateral suprahyoid V Bilateral infrahyoid and suprahyoid
There are another three suprahyoid muscles: the geniohyoid, stylohyoid and mylohyoid, which are also inserted in the hyoid bone and, together with the digastric muscle, anchor this bone against the traction of the infrahyoid muscles (Lockhart et al.
More invasive release maneuvers have been described to affect a tension-free repair: an infrahyoid muscle release, a suprahyoid muscle release, and the most invasive "hilar release.
Finally, infrahyoid muscles, represented by esternohyoideous, pull the hyoid bone inferiorly and subsequently providing their return to resting position characterizing the end of swallowing [31,32].