sternothyroid muscle


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Related to sternothyroid muscle: Sternohyoid muscle, Omohyoid muscle

ster·no·thy·roid mus·cle

(ster'nō-thī'royd mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, posterior surface of manubrium of sternum and first or second costal cartilage; insertion, oblique line of thyroid cartilage; action, depresses larynx; nerve supply, upper cervical via spinal nerves (ansa cervicalis).
Synonym(s): musculus sternothyroideus [TA] .

ster·no·thy·roid mus·cle

(ster'nō-thī'royd mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, posterior surface of manubrium of sternum and first or second costal cartilage; insertion, oblique line of thyroid cartilage; action, depresses larynx; nerve supply, upper cervical via spinal nerves (ansa cervicalis).
Synonym(s): musculus sternothyroideus [TA] .
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Although the direction of this aberrant muscle was similar to that of sternocleidomastoid, it was not considered as separated fibres of sternocleidomastoid as its origin was positioned in a deeper plane sandwiched between the sternohyoid and sternothyroid muscles; and like sternothyroid & sternohyoid muscles, it was taking origin from the posterior aspect of the manubrium of sternum unlike the sternocleidomastoid (from the anterior aspect of manubrium of sternum).