subhyoid


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subhyoid

 [sub-hi´oid]
below the hyoid bone.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·fra·hy·oid

(in'fră-hī'oyd),
Below the hyoid bone; denoting especially a group of muscles: the sternohyoideus, sternothyroideus, thyrohyoideus, and omohyoideus.
Synonym(s): subhyoid, subhyoidean
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