The thyrohyoid muscle is a small, quadrilateral muscle appearing like an upward continuation of the Sternothyreoideus. It belongs to the infrahyoid muscles group. It arises from the oblique line on the lamina of the thyroid cartilage, and is inserted into the lower border of the greater cornu of the hyoid bone. [WP,unvetted]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thyrohyoid_muscle ]

Synonyms: thyrohyoid

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external definition

The thyrohyoid is a somitic muscle that participates in oral/pharyngeal behaviors and is innervated by C1 and Cranial Nerve XII ; it attaches to the thyroid cartilage and the hyoid apparatus.[FEED]

has related synonym

thyreohyoideus muscle

thyrohyoideus

musculus thyrohyoideus

thyreohyoideus

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UBERON:0001110