sternothyroid


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Related to sternothyroid: omohyoid, thyrohyoid

sternothyroid

[¦stər·nə′thī‚rȯid]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to the sternum and thyroid cartilage.
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The Functional Impact on Voice of Sternothyroid Muscle Division During Thyroidectomy," Annals of Surgical Oncology 15, no.
After reflecting the sternohyoid and sternothyroid muscles the thyroid gland was exposed.
According to videoendoscopy, other parts of the vocal mechanism often show oscillations in sync with the vibrato, including: (1) laryngeal depressor muscles, such as the sternothyroid and sternohyoid muscles; (2) the lateral pharyngeal wall; (3) the velum or soft palate; (4) the base of the tongue; (5) and the epiglottis.
unusual insertion of the stylohyoid & digastric muscles, an unusual occurrence of levator submandibuli muscle (Banjo muscle), duplicated or other anomalies of omohyoid, anomalous belly of sternothyroid muscle or appearance of levator claviculae muscle (1-6).
EMG surface electrodes were placed on both sides of each singer's larynx over the thyroid cartilage in an effort to isolate the sternothyroid (ST) and sternohyoid (SH) muscles, the primary depressors and stabilizers of the larynx.
Sternohyoid and Sternothyroid were well developed and were seen in their usual forms.