Omohyoid muscle

In this article we will discuss about Omohyoid muscle. So let’s get started.

Omohyoid muscle

It originates from the upper border of the scapula and superior transverse scapular ligament and gets inserted into the lower border of hyoid bone lateral to the sternohyoid muscle. It is innervated by the ansa cervicalis (C1-C3) and artery supply is through the inferior thyroid artery. It’s chief action is depression of hyoid bone and larynx. It also helps in terminal phase of swallowing.


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