Levator muscle of thyroid gland


Levator muscle of thyroid gland

Infobox Muscle
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Latin = musculus levator glandulae thyroideae
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Caption = The thyroid gland and its relations. (Levator muscle not labeled, but region is visible.)


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Origin = thyrohyoid muscle
Insertion = thyroid isthmus
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DorlandsPre = m_22
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A fibrous or muscular band is sometimes found attached, above, to the body of the hyoid bone, and below to the thyroid isthmus, or its pyramidal lobe. When muscular, it is termed the Levator muscle of thyroid gland.

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