omohyoid muscle

noun

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

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“Omohyoid muscle.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/omohyoid%20muscle. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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