sternothyroid muscle

(redirected from musculus sternothyroideus)

ster·no·thy·roid mus·cle

(ster'nō-thī'royd mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, posterior surface of manubrium of sternum and first or second costal cartilage; insertion, oblique line of thyroid cartilage; action, depresses larynx; nerve supply, upper cervical via spinal nerves (ansa cervicalis).
Synonym(s): musculus sternothyroideus [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ster·no·thy·roid mus·cle

(ster'nō-thī'royd mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, posterior surface of manubrium of sternum and first or second costal cartilage; insertion, oblique line of thyroid cartilage; action, depresses larynx; nerve supply, upper cervical via spinal nerves (ansa cervicalis).
Synonym(s): musculus sternothyroideus [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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