thyrohyoid (muscle)

thy·ro·hy·oid (mus·cle)

[TA]
infrahyoid (strap) muscle of anterior neck that appears to be a continuation of the sternothyroid; origin, oblique line of thyroid cartilage; insertion, body of hyoid bone; action, approximates hyoid bone to the larynx; nerve supply, upper cervical spinal nerves carried by hypoglossal.
Synonym(s): musculus thyrohyoideus [TA]