sternothyroid


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Related to sternothyroid: omohyoid, thyrohyoid

sternothyroid

 [ster″no-thi´roid]
pertaining to the sternum and thyroid cartilage or gland.

sternothyroid

/ster·no·thy·roid/ (ster″no-thi´roid) pertaining to the sternum and thyroid cartilage or gland.

sternothyroid

(stĕr″nō-thī′royd) [″ + thyreos, shield, + eidos, form, shape]
The muscle extending beneath the sternohyoid that depresses the thyroid cartilage.

sternothyroid

pertaining to the sternum and thyroid cartilage or gland.
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Both sternohyoid & sternothyroid muscles take origin from posterior aspect of manubrium of sternum.
At its origin, it was lying between the origins of sternohyoid & sternothyroid muscles.
It gave a branch to the aberrant muscle in its fleshy part and then joined with 'descendens cervicalis' to complete the ansa cervicalis which continued to supply the sternohyoid & sternothyroid.
In this case, an intermediate layer of muscle has been separated between sternohyoid and sternothyroid.
Omohyoid differs from the other three infrahyoid muscles (sternohyoid, sternothyroid, and thyrohyoid) in its course.
32) During the production of high pitches, the cricothyroid muscle seems to contribute most; the sternothyroid muscle contributes more to low pitch control.