sternohyoid muscle

sternohyoid muscle
musculus sternohyoideus.

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  • Sternohyoid muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Sternohyoid muscle Latin = musculus sternohyoideus GraySubject = 112 GrayPage = 393 Caption = Muscles of neck. Sternohyoideus labeled at middle, just to the right of thyroid cartilage. Caption2 = Muscles of the neck. Lateral …   Wikipedia

  • sternohyoid — I. “+ adjective Etymology: New Latin sternohyoides, from stern + hyoides hyoid : of or relating to the sternum and the hyoid bone or cartilage; specifically : constituting a muscle on each side of the midline extending from the medial end of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sternohyoid bursa — either of two bursae located where the sternohyoid muscle attaches to the hyoid bone; see b. infrahyoidea and b. retrohyoidea …   Medical dictionary

  • Muscle — is the tissue of the body which primarily functions as a source of power. There are three types of muscle in the body. Muscle which is responsible for moving extremities and external areas of the body is called "skeletal muscle." Heart… …   Medical dictionary

  • Muscle — For other uses of Muscle , see Muscle (disambiguation). A top down view of skeletal muscle Muscle (from Latin …   Wikipedia

  • muscle — muscleless, adj. muscly, adj. /mus euhl/, n., v., muscled, muscling, adj. n. 1. a tissue composed of cells or fibers, the contraction of which produces movement in the body. 2. an organ, composed of muscle tissue, that contracts to produce a… …   Universalium

  • sternohyoid — ster·no·hy·oid .stər nō hī .ȯid n an infrahyoid muscle on each side of the midline that arises from the medial end of the clavicle and the first segment of the sternum, inserts into the body of the hyoid bone, and acts to depress the hyoid bone… …   Medical dictionary

  • sternohyoid — n. a muscle in the neck, arising from the sternum and inserted into the hyoid bone. It depresses the hyoid bone …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • cleidohyoid muscle — a slip of muscle sometimes seen augmenting the sternohyoid muscle, extending from the hyoid bone to the clavicle …   Medical dictionary

  • Omohyoid muscle — Side of neck, showing chief surface markings. (Omohyoid visible at center.) …   Wikipedia

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