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Sternohyoid Muscle

Summary Information: Sternohyoid Muscle

Sternohyoid Muscle: The sternohyoid muscle is one muscle of the infrahyoids, a group of paired muscles of the anterior neck located below the hyoid bone. The sternohyoid muscle originates on the sternum and inserts on the hyoid bone. The sternohyoid muscle is involved in swallowing and speaking by pulling down the hyoid bone.

Conditions that can afflict the sternohyoid muscle include overuse injuries, tears, strains, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, neuromuscular diseases, lacerations and contusions.

Closely Related Organs: Sternohyoid Muscle

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Sternohyoid Muscle

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Sub Parts: Sternohyoid Muscle

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Sternohyoid Muscle

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