suprahyoid muscle

noun

Medical Definition of suprahyoid muscle

: any of several muscles (as the mylohyoid and geniohyoid) passing upward to the jaw and face from the hyoid bone

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“Suprahyoid muscle.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/suprahyoid%20muscle. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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