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Summary Information: Infrahyoids

Infrahyoids: The infrahyoids are a group of paired muscles of the anterior neck located below the hyoid bone. The infrahyoids include the sternothyroid, sternohyoid, thyrohyoid, and omohyoid muscles. The infrahyoids originate on the scapula, thyroid cartilage, and sternum and insert on the hyoid bone and thyroid cartilage. The infrahyoids have a variety of functions and are generally involved in swallowing and speaking by pulling down the hyoid bone and thyroid cartilage.

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

Closely Related Organs: Infrahyoids

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Infrahyoids

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Other Names: Infrahyoids

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Sub Parts: Infrahyoids

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Infrahyoids

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