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Suprahyoid Muscles

digastric origin
anterior belly from inner side of inferior border of mandible;posterior belly from temporal bone
Suprahyoid Muscles

digastric insertion
body of hyoid bone via an intermediate tendon
Suprahyoid Muscles

digastric action
elevates hyoid bone and depresses mandible, as in opening the mouth
Suprahyoid Muscles

stylohyoid origin
styloid process of temporal bone
Suprahyoid Muscles

stylohyoid insertion
body of hyoid bone
Suprahyoid Muscles

stylohyoid action
elevates hyoid bone and draws it posteriorly
Suprahyoid Muscles

mylohyoid origin
inner surface of mandible
Suprahyoid Muscles

mylohyoid insertion
body of hyoid bone
Suprahyoid Muscles

mylohyoid action
elevates hyoid bone and floor of mouth and depresses mandible
Suprahyoid Muscles

geniohyoid origin
inner surface of mandible
Suprahyoid Muscles

geniohyoid insertion
body of hyoid bone
Suprahyoid Muscles

geniohyoid action
elevates hyoid bone, draws hyoid bone and tongue anteriorly, and depresses mandible
Infrahyoid Muscles

omohyoid origin
superior border of scapula and superior transverse ligament
Infrahyoid Muscles

omohyoid insertion
body of hyoid bone
Infrahyoid Muscles

omohyoid action
depresses hyoid bone
Infrahyoid Muscles

sternohyoid origin
medial end of clavicle and manubrium of sternum
Infrahyoid Muscles

sternohyoid insertion
body of hyoid bone
Infrahyoid Muscles

sternohyoid action
depresses hyoid bone
Infrahyoid Muscles

sternothyoid origin
manubrium of sternum
Infrahyoid Muscles

sternothyoid insertion
thyroid cartilage of larynx
Infrahyoid Muscles

sternothyoid action
depresses thyroid cartilage of larynx
Infrahyoid Muscles

thyrohyoid origin
thyroid cartilage of larynx
Infrahyoid Muscles

thyrohyoid insertion
greater norn of hyoid bone
Infrahyoid Muscles

thyrohyoid action
elevates thyroid cartilage and depresses hyoid bone