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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Dissection was made between sternocleidomastoid and sternohyoid muscles parallel to the trachea.
Four-gland exploration and parathyroidectomy were performed and a portion of one gland was reimplanted in the left sternohyoid region.
An inferiorly based sternohyoid muscle was interpositioned to re-enforce the closure.
Then the paired sternohyoid muscles were bluntly separated and the oesophagus was exteriorized.
Intra-operatively, a cystic lesion was found between the right sternohyoid and thyrohoid muscles.
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.
Anteriorly, the trachea is covered by skin, superficial fascia, deep fascia and strap muscles (sternohyoid and sternothyroid).
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.