sternohyoid


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Related to sternohyoid: sternothyroid, thyrohyoid

sternohyoid

[‚stər·nō′hī‚ȯid]
(anatomy)
A muscle arising from the manubrium of the sternum and inserted into the hyoid bone.
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Then the fish fires the muscle, called the sternohyoid, downward, retracting the tongue inward, before moving it forward again, and upward, to its original position in the upper mouth.
Earlier studies have shown that during chewing, the fish fires the muscle, called the sternohyoid downward, retracting the tongue inward, before moving it forward again and upward, to its original position in the upper mouth.
Braking is done with muscle movement: posterior digastric, digastric and sternohyoid previously.
The muscles of the upper airway, including the sternohyoid, genioglossus, and tensor veli palatini, work synergistically to dilate or stiffen the extrathoracic airway and to maintain its caliber (Fig.
Medially, the pectoralis major and sternohyoid have their origins.
The sternohyoid muscles were apposed over the ventral aspect of the trachea using 4-0 polydioxanone suture in a simple continuous pattern.
The medial edges of the sternohyoid muscles were sutured to the fascia of the dorsolateral-lateral aspect of the trachea to decrease the tension on the skin to mucosa anastomosis and thereby decrease the tendency for dehiscence.
The sternohyoid and sternocephalicus muscles were opposed by simple continuous sutures by chromic catgut no.
Contraction of the sternohyoid and sternothyroid muscles can lead to a rise in subglottic pressure, shortened cricothyroid distance, lengthening of the vocal folds, and a resultant increase in frequency and intensity, for example.
After reflecting the sternohyoid and sternothyroid muscles the thyroid gland was exposed.
Both common carotid arteries were exposed over a midline incision, and a dissection was made between the sternocleidomastoid and the sternohyoid muscles parallel to the trachea.
Several techniques have been proposed to preserve the best phonatory function after cordectomy, using either the sternohyoid muscle or the ventricular band to construct a neocord perioperatively.