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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Anatomical study of the human omohyoid muscle: Regarding intermediate morphologies between normal and anomalous morphologies of the superior belly.
Ultrasound-guided injection of botulinum toxin in a patient with omohyoid muscle syndrome: A case report.
Deep still to the clavicular head of SCM remain omohyoid and 2-3cm of fat pad.
A duplication of the inferior belly of the omohyoid muscle, which is innervated by a branch from the nerve to the inferior belly of the omohyoid muscle.
1996) are of the opinion that the origin and insertion of both subclavius posticus muscle and the excess of the inferior belly of the omohyoid muscle are similar; only the origins of the innervating branches differ.
Variation of the infrahyoid muscle: duplicated omohyoid & appearance of the levator glandulae thyroideae muscle.
A study of anatomical variability of the omohyoid muscle and its clinical relevance.
The carotid triangle formed between posterior belly of the digastrics muscle and the stylohyoid (Anterosuperiorly) Superior belly of omohyoid (Anteroinferiorly) and Anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle (Posteriorly) is defined and the contents (The common carotid artery, the internal carotid artery, the external carotid artery, internal jugular vein, vagus nerve, superior laryngeal branch, spinal accessory nerve) are all being identified.
SAADEH et al reported an unusual case of LGT in a female cadaver which extended from the mastoid process (origin) extended superficially to the superior belly of the omohyoid muscle to the connective tissue of left lobe of the thyroid gland (Insertion).
During exposure of posterior triangle of neck, we observed long thin belly of a muscle superficial to brachial plexus and subclavian vessels, which shared a common origin with subclavius muscle anteriorly, while posteriorly this muscle was attached to superior angle of scapula, medial to the attachment of inferior belly of omohyoid.
It has been noted from the review of literature that the omohyoid muscle is most frequently showing variations.
It runs laterally deep to trapezius and omohyoid enters the supraspinous fossa through the suprascapular notch inferior to superior transverse scapular ligament (2,3).