Omohyoid muscle

omohyoid muscle

(Science: anatomy) formed of two bellies attached to intermediate tendon; origin, by inferior belly from upper border of scapula between superior angle and notch; insertion, by superior belly into hyoid bone; action, depresses hyoid; nerve supply, upper cervical spinal nerves through ansa cervicalis.

Synonym: musculus omohyoideus, omohyoid.

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