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The term suprahyoid refers to the region above (superior) to the hyoid bone in the neck. The suprahyoid muscles include digastricus, stylohyoideus, geniohyoideus and mylohyoideus.


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Suprahyoid muscles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (83 words)
Hyoid bone is white horizontal line near top.
The term suprahyoid refers to the region above (superior) to the hyoid bone in the neck.
The suprahyoid muscles include digastricus, stylohyoideus, geniohyoideus and mylohyoideus.
Relative contribution of various airway protective mechanisms to prevention of aspiration during swallowing -- Medda et ... (3779 words)
After transection of the suprahyoid muscles, all animals exhibited posterior excursion of the studied structures during swallowing except for anterior movement in 1 animal of the cricoid and negligible anterior movement of the hyoid bone in another animal.
Suprahyoid muscle myotomy was associated with a significant reduction in the anteroposterior diameter of maximum UES deglutitive
We found that although all of the suprahyoid muscles were cut, the larynx still moved superiorly to a significant degree.
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