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The boundaries of the anterior triangle of the neck include all of the following except:
1. anterior median line of the neck
2. inferior border of the clavicle
3. inferior border of the mandible
4. anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid m.

2. inferior border of the clavicle

2

What holds the hyoid bone in place?

infrahyoid & suprahyoid muscles

3

What connects the hyoid bone to skull?

suprahyoid muscles

4

Name the 3 suprahyoid muscles

1. mylohyoid m.
2. digastric m.
3. stylohyoid m.

5

Name the 4 infrahyoid muscles

1. sternohyoid m.
2. omohyoid m.
3. sternothyroid m.
4. thyrohyoid m.

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Function of mylohyoid m.

elevates the hyoid, floor of mouth, & tongue

7

Function of digastric m.

raise hyoid bone during swallowing

8

Function of stylohyoid m.

elevates and retracts hyoid bone

9

Function of sternohyoid m.

depress hyoid bone after elevation during swallowing

10

Function of sternothyroid m.

depress hyoid bone

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Function of thyrohyoid m.

depress hyoid bone