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infrahyoid muscles

 

Definition: the small, flat muscles inferior to the hyoid bone including the sternohyoid, omohyoid, sternothyroid, thyrohyoid, and levator muscle of the thyroid gland.

Synonym(s): musculi infrahyoideiTA, strap muscles

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