omohyoid muscle

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o·mo·hy·oid mus·cle

(ō'mō-hī'oyd mŭs'ĕl)
Formed of two bellies attached to intermediate tendon; origin, by inferior belly from upper border of scapula between superior angle and notch; insertion, by superior belly into hyoid bone; action, depresses hyoid; nerve supply, upper cervical spinal nerves through ansa cervicalis.
Synonym(s): musculus omohyoideus [TA] .

o·mo·hy·oid mus·cle

(ō'mō-hī'oyd mŭs'ĕl)
Formed of two bellies attached to intermediate tendon; origin, by inferior belly from upper border of scapula between superior angle and notch; insertion, by superior belly into hyoid bone; action, depresses hyoid; nerve supply, upper cervical spinal nerves through ansa cervicalis.
Synonym(s): musculus omohyoideus [TA] .