Unit 4 - Head and Neck: Suprahyoid Muscles (Ex. III) Flashcards Preview

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P belly of digastric

O: mastoid notch of T bone, M to mastoid process
I: body of hyoid bone via intermediate tendon w/ fibrous loop
Inn: facial n. (CN VII)
A: elevates hyoid bone (swallowing); assists in opening mandible

2

stylohyoid

O: styloid process of T bone
I: body of hyoid bone via split tendon
Inn: facial n. (CN VII)
A: elevates hyoid bone (swallowing); assists in opening mandible

3

mylohyoid

O: mylohyoid line of mandible
I: body of hyoid bone via median tendon of insertion (mylohyoid raphe)
Inn: mylohyoid n. from CN V3
A: tightens and elevates oral floor; protracts hyoid bone (swallowing); assists in opening mandible and L moving it during mastication

4

geniohyoid

O: I mental spine of mandible
I: body of hyoid bone
Inn: A ramus of C1 via hypogolssal n. (CN XII)
A: protracts hyoid bone (swallowing); assists in opening mandible

5

A belly of digastric

O: digastric fossa of mandible
I: body of hyoid bone via intermediate tendon w/ fibrous loop
Inn: mylohyoid n. from CN V3
A: elevates hyoid bone (swallowing); assists in opening mandible

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