sternohyoid muscle


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Related to sternohyoid muscle: Thyrohyoid muscle

ster·no·hy·oid mus·cle

(stĕr'nō-hī'oyd mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, posterior surface of manubrium sterni and first costal cartilage; insertion, body of hyoid bone; action, depresses hyoid bone; nerve supply, upper cervical through spinal nerves (ansa cervicalis).
Synonym(s): musculus sternohyoideus [TA] .