omohyoid


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omohyoid

 [o″mo-hi´oid]
pertaining to the shoulder and the hyoid bone.

o·mo·hy·oid (mus·cle)

[TA]
infrahyoid muscle; 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], omohyoid

omohyoid

/omo·hy·oid/ (-hi´oid) pertaining to the shoulder and the hyoid bone.

omohyoid

a muscle that depresses and fixes the hyoid bone.

omohyoid

pertaining to the shoulder and the hyoid bone.
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Deep still to the clavicular head of SCM remain omohyoid and 2-3cm of fat pad.
The sternohyoid and omohyoid muscles can also be dissected; the length of the dissection depends on the distance from the hyoid bone to the area to be reconstructed.
Upon exploration, it was noted that the mass was deep to the sternocleidomastoid and omohyoid muscles.