sternohyoid


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sternohyoid

 [ster″no-hi´oid]
pertaining to the sternum and hyoid bone.

sternohyoid

/ster·no·hy·oid/ (-hi´oid) pertaining to the sternum and hyoid bone.

sternohyoid

(stĕr″nō-hī′oyd) [″ + hyoeides, U-shaped]
The muscle from the medial end of the clavicle and sternum to the hyoid bone.

sternohyoid

pertaining to the sternum and hyoid bone.
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Earlier studies have shown that during chewing, the fish fires the muscle, called the sternohyoid downward, retracting the tongue inward, before moving it forward again and upward, to its original position in the upper mouth.
Braking is done with muscle movement: posterior digastric, digastric and sternohyoid previously.
Several techniques have been proposed to preserve the best phonatory function after cordectomy, using either the sternohyoid muscle or the ventricular band to construct a neocord perioperatively.
The muscles of the upper airway, including the sternohyoid, genioglossus, and tensor veli palatini, work synergistically to dilate or stiffen the extrathoracic airway and to maintain its caliber (Fig.