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Thyrohyoid

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The Thyrohyoid is an anterior muscle of the neck.

Anatomical Attachments:

  • Origin: Attaches to the thyroid cartilage.
  • Insertion: Attaches to the inferior margin of the hyoid bone.

Action: Depresses the larynx and the hyoid bone and draws the thyroid cartilage superiorly

Nerve Supply: C1 via the descending hypoglossal

Vascular supply: Infrahyoid branch of the superior thyroid artery.

 

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