sternothyroideus

ster·no·thy·roid (mus·cle)

[TA]
infrahyoid (strap) muscle of anterior neck; 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]

sternothyroideus

[stur′nōthīroi′de·əs]
Etymology: Gk, sternon + thyreos, shield, eidos, form
one of the four infrahyoid muscles. It acts to depress the thyroid cartilage. Also called sternothyroid muscle. Compare sternohyoideus.
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Subcutaneous tissues were dissected to reveal the paired sternothyroideus muscles, the separation of which was prevented by adhesion at the site of the tracheal deformity.
8) observed a gradual increase in these parameters up to 60th day postoperatively following cervical oesophagoplasty using sternothyroideus pedicle graft and gastric seromuscular autogenous graft in dogs.
23 % was reported at the grafted site by 60th day following cervical oesophagoplasty using viable substitutes like split sternothyroideus pedicle graft (8) and gastric seromuscular autogenous graft (7) in dogs.