Sternohyoid


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Ster`no`hy´oid


a.1.(Anat.) Of or pertaining to the sternum and the hyoid bone or cartilage.
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Two additional muscles indirectly lower it: the sternohyoid (sternum to hyoid bone) and the omohyoid (scapula to hyoid bone).
NMIHF has a composite structure that is vascularized by the superior thyroid artery and vein pedicle, is innervated by the deep branches of ansa cervicalis, and includes the upper parts of the sternohyoid, sternothyroid and omohyoid muscles (7, 8).
We laterally approached 41 thyroid lobes (67.2%) between the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) and sternohyoid (SH) muscles because of heavy scarring in the midline.
Second, the connective tissue and sternohyoid muscles were gently spread to visualize the trachea.
The sternohyoid, thyrohyoid, and omohyoid muscles are divided along the inferior border of the hyoid bone and reflected downward, while the external thyroid perichondrium is incised along the superior border from the base of the cornu to the thyroid notch, and an inferiorly based thyroid perichondrial flap is created and dissected, exposing the superior half of the lamina (figure 2).
Lewis et al., "Chronic intermittent hypoxia increases rat sternohyoid muscle NADPH oxidase expression with attendant modest oxidative stress," Frontiers in Physiology, vol.
Next, the superior and inferior attachments of the sternohyoid and sternothyroid muscles were transected and the dissection was continued until the thyroid gland was visible.
The underlying trachea was exposed by separating sternohyoid and sternocephalicus muscle.
The changes in upper airway diameter during respiration is thought to primarily result from increased activation (during inhalation) and decreased activation (during exhalation) of pharyngeal dilator muscles such as the geniohyoid, sternohyoid, genioglossus, and stylopharyngeus muscles.
The ventral midline incision was done on the neck; then, careful blunt dissection was performed within the triangle formed by the sternohyoid, digastric, and sternomastoid muscles; common carotid artery was exposed; and the silk suture was placed around the vessel.
The strap muscles (Sternohyoid, sternothyroid and superior belly of the omohyoid) are located anteriorly and are innervated by the ansa cervicalis (Ansa hypoglossi).
Laryngeal reconstruction with a sternohyoid muscle flap after supracricoid laryngectomy: postoperative respiratory and swallowing evaluation.