Medical Dictionary

omohyoid muscle


Medical Definition of OMOHYOID MUSCLE

:  a muscle that arises from the upper border of the scapula, is inserted in the body of the hyoid bone, and acts to draw the hyoid bone in a caudal direction—called also omohyoid

Illustration of OMOHYOID MUSCLE


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