Infrahyoid \In`fra*hy"oid\, a. [Infra + hyoid.] (Anat.) Same as {Hyosternal} (a) . [1913 Webster]

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  • infrahyoid — Below the hyoid bone; denoting especially a group of muscles: the sternohyoideus, sternothyroideus, thyrohyoideus, and omohyoideus. SYN: subhyoid, subhyoidean. * * * in·fra·hy·oid .in frə hī .ȯid adj situated below the hyoid bone <the fascia… …   Medical dictionary

  • infrahyoid muscle — n any of four muscles on each side that are situated next to the larynx below the hyoid bone and comprise the sternohyoid, sternothyroid, thyrohyoid, and omohyoid muscles …   Medical dictionary

  • Infrahyoid muscles — Infobox Muscle Name = PAGENAME Latin = musculi infrahyoidei GraySubject = 112 GrayPage = 393 Caption = Muscles of the neck. Anterior view. Hyoid bone is white horizontal line near top. Infrahyoid muscles are below hyoid, while Suprahyoid muscles… …   Wikipedia

  • Infrahyoid branch of superior thyroid artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = ramus infrahyoideus arteriae thyroideae superioris GraySubject = 144 GrayPage = 552 Caption = Superficial dissection of the right side of the neck, showing the carotid and subclavian arteries. Caption2 = The …   Wikipedia

  • infrahyoid bursa — bursa infrahyoidea [TA] a bursa sometimes present below the hyoid bone at the attachment of the sternohyoid muscle …   Medical dictionary

  • infrahyoid muscles — musculi infrahyoidei …   Medical dictionary

  • infrahyoid lymph nodes — nodi lymphoidei infrahyoidei …   Medical dictionary

  • infrahyoid spaces — the potential spaces in the neck just inferior to the hyoid bone, including the anterior visceral and retropharyngeal spaces …   Medical dictionary

  • Muscle — is the tissue of the body which primarily functions as a source of power. There are three types of muscle in the body. Muscle which is responsible for moving extremities and external areas of the body is called "skeletal muscle." Heart… …   Medical dictionary

  • Lymphangioma — Classification and external resources ICD 10 D18 (ILDS D18.100) DiseasesDB 7665 eMedicine …   Wikipedia

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