episternum

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ep·i·ster·num

 (ĕp′ĭ-stûr′nəm)
n. pl. ep·i·ster·nums, or ep·i·ster·na (-nə)

episternum

(ˌɛpɪˈstɜːnəm)
n, pl -na (-nə)
1. (Zoology) the manubrium of the sternum in mammals
2. (Zoology) another name for interclavicle
ˌepiˈsternal adj
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Both sternohyoid & sternothyroid muscles take origin from posterior aspect of manubrium of sternum.
Although the direction of this aberrant muscle was similar to that of sternocleidomastoid, it was not considered as separated fibres of sternocleidomastoid as its origin was positioned in a deeper plane sandwiched between the sternohyoid and sternothyroid muscles; and like sternothyroid & sternohyoid muscles, it was taking origin from the posterior aspect of the manubrium of sternum unlike the sternocleidomastoid (from the anterior aspect of manubrium of sternum).