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Encyclopedia > Stylohyoid muscle
Stylohyoid
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Latin Stylohyoideus
Gray's subject #111
Origin: Arises from the back and lateral surface of the styloid process, near the base.
Insertion: Passing downward and forward, is inserted into the body of the hyoid bone, at its junction with the greater cornu, and just above the omohyoid muscle.
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Nerve: facial nerve (CN VII)
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The Stylohyoid muscle is a slender muscle, lying in front of, and above the posterior belly of the digastric muscle. Image File history File links Gray386. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... A typical adult human skeleton consists of the following 206 bones, though a small portion of the human population have an extra bone, occuring in the form of an extra rib. ... In anatomy, the styloid process is any sharp protrusion of a bone. ... A typical adult human skeleton consists of the following 206 bones, though a small portion of the human population have an extra bone, occuring in the form of an extra rib. ... The hyoid bone (Os Hyoideum; Lingual Bone) is a bone in the human neck, not articulated to any other bone; it is supported by the muscles of the neck and in turn supports the root of the tongue. ... Cornu is a Latin word for horn. ... The omohyoid muscle is a muscle at the front of the neck that consists of two bellies separated by an intermediate tendon. ... List of human nerves External links List of nerves This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy certain standards for completeness. ... Grays Fig. ... An antagonist is a kind of muscle that act in opposition to the movement generated by the agonists and are responsible for returning a limb to its initial position. ... Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) is a huge controlled vocabulary (or metadata system) for the purpose of indexing journal articles and books in the life sciences. ... A top-down view of skeletal muscle Muscle is the contractile tissue of the body and is derived from the mesodermal layer of embryonic germ cells. ... The digastric muscle (named digastric as it has two bellies) is a small muscle located under the jaw. ...


It is perforated, near its insertion, by the tendon of the digastric muscle. The digastric muscle (named digastric as it has two bellies) is a small muscle located under the jaw. ...


The Stylohyoideus (Stylohyoid muscle) is a slender muscle, lying in front of, and above the posterior belly of the Digastricus. The digastric muscle (named digastric as it has two bellies) is a small muscle located under the jaw. ...


It arises from the back and lateral surface of the styloid process, near the base; and, passing downward and forward, is inserted into the body of the hyoid bone, at its junction with the greater cornu, and just above the Omohyoideus. The omohyoid muscle is a muscle at the front of the neck that consists of two bellies separated by an intermediate tendon. ...


It is perforated, near its insertion, by the tendon of the Digastricus.


Variations

It may be absent or doubled, lie beneath the carotid artery, or be inserted into the Omohyoideus, Thyreohyoideus, or Mylohyoideus. The Thyreohyoideus (Thyrohyoid muscle) is a small, quadrilateral muscle appearing like an upward continuation of the Sternothyreoideus. ... The Mylohyoid muscle, flat and triangular, is situated immediately above the anterior belly of the digastric muscle, and forms, with its fellow of the opposite side, a muscular floor for the cavity of the mouth. ...


The Stylohyoid Ligament (ligamentum stylohyoideus)

In connection with the Stylohyoideus muscle a ligamentous band, the stylohyoid ligament, may be described.


It is a fibrous cord, which is attached to the tip of the styloid process of the temporal and the lesser cornu of the hyoid bone. In anatomy, the styloid process is any sharp protrusion of a bone. ... For alternate uses of time, see Time (disambiguation) or see TIME (magazine). ... The hyoid bone (Lingual Bone) is a bone in the human neck, not articulated to any other bone; it is supported by the muscles of the neck and in turn supports the root of the tongue. ... The hyoid bone (Os Hyoideum; Lingual Bone) is a bone in the human neck, not articulated to any other bone; it is supported by the muscles of the neck and in turn supports the root of the tongue. ...


It frequently contains a little cartilage in its center, is often partially ossified, and in many animals forms a distinct bone, the epihyal.


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This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant. This article or section contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... GPnotebook is a British medical database for general practitioners (GPs. ... SUNY Downstate Medical Center is Brooklyns only academic medical center. ... The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...



Muscles of the Head -- Neck -- Trunk -- Upper limb -- Lower limb -- LIST OF ALL MUSCLES
SUPERFICIAL CERVICAL: platysma | (Gray's s110)

LATERAL CERVICAL: sternocleidomastoid | (Gray's s111) A top-down view of skeletal muscle Muscle is the contractile tissue of the body and is derived from the mesodermal layer of embryonic germ cells. ... This is a list of muscles of the human anatomy. ... The platysma is a superficial muscle that stretches from the clavicle to the mandible overlapping the sternocleidomastoid. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ... In human anatomy, the sternocleidomastoid muscles are muscles in the neck that act to flex and rotate the head. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


SUPRAHYOID: digastric | stylohyoid | mylohyoid | geniohyoid - INFRAHYOID: sternohyoid | sternothyroid | thyrohyoid | omohyoid | (Gray's s112) The term suprahyoid refers to the region above (superior) to the hyoid bone in the neck. ... The digastric muscle (named digastric as it has two bellies) is a small muscle located under the jaw. ... The Mylohyoid muscle, flat and triangular, is situated immediately above the anterior belly of the Digastricus, and forms, with its fellow of the opposite side, a muscular floor for the cavity of the mouth. ... The Geniohyoideus (Geniohyoid muscle) is a narrow muscle, situated above the medial border of the Mylohyoideus. ... The term infrahyoid refers to the region below(inferior) to the hyoid bone in the neck. ... The Sternohyoid muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Sternothyroid muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Thyrohyoid muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The omohyoid muscle is a muscle at the front of the neck that consists of two bellies separated by an intermediate tendon. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


VERTEBRAL -- ANTERIOR: longus colli | longus capitis | rectus capitis anterior | rectus capitis lateralis (Gray's s113) The Longus colli muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Longus capitis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The Rectus capitis lateralis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


LATERAL: scalenus anterior | scalenus medius | scalenus posterior | (Gray's s114) The scalene muscles are a group of three pairs of muscles in the lateral neck, namely the anterior scalene, middle scalene, and posterior scalene. ... The scalene muscles are a group of three pairs of muscles in the lateral neck, namely the anterior scalene, middle scalene, and posterior scalene. ... The scalene muscles are a group of three pairs of muscles in the lateral neck, namely the anterior scalene, middle scalene, and posterior scalene. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


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Stylohyoid muscle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (334 words)
The Stylohyoid muscle is a slender muscle, lying in front of, and above the posterior belly of the digastric muscle.
It is perforated, near its insertion, by the tendon of the digastric muscle.
The Stylohyoideus (Stylohyoid muscle) is a slender muscle, lying in front of, and above the posterior belly of the Digastricus.
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