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  • adj. Below the hyoid bone in the neck; applied to a group of four pairs of muscles in the anterior part of the neck.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Same as hyosternal (a).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated below the hyoid bone: specifically applied in human anatomy to a region of the front of the neck, and to a group of muscles in this region, as the sternohyoid, sternothyroid, thyrohyoid, and omohyoid, collectively known as depressors of the os hyoides: opposed to suprahyoid.


infra- +‎ hyoid (Wiktionary)


  • Anyway, we here have a challenge for you today! can you name all the infrahyoid muscles systematically and do it 3 times in 5 seconds?

    j-gan Diary Entry

  • The Hyoid Branch (ramus hyoideus; infrahyoid branch) is small and runs along the lower border of the hyoid bone beneath the Thyreohyoideus and anastomoses with the vessel of the opposite side.

    VI. The Arteries. 3a. 2. The External Carotid Artery


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