Stylohyoid muscle

Dr Son Do and Dr Vijay et al.

The stylohyoid muscle is one of the suprahyoid muscles of the neck. Its lower end divides allowing passage of the digastric tendon. Stylohyoid draws the hyoid bone backwards during swallowing. 

Summary 

Head and neck anatomy
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Article information

rID: 13170
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: stub, refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Stylohyoid muscles

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