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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.
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?
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.