thyrohyoid muscle


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Related to thyrohyoid muscle: geniohyoid, cricoarytenoid muscle, cricothyroid muscle, Ansa cervicalis, Sternohyoid muscle

thy·ro·hy·oid mus·cle

(thī'rō-hī'oyd mŭs'ĕl)
Apparently 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.
Synonym(s): musculus thyrohyoideus.

thy·ro·hy·oid mus·cle

(thī'rō-hī'oyd mŭs'ĕl)
Apparently 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.