Thyrohyoid and its significance

  • Sudha Ramalingam Sri Manakula Vinayagar medical College and Hospital, Pondicherry
  • Deepa Somanath Sri Manakula Vinayagar medical College and Hospital, Pondicherry



The thyrohyoid muscle is one of the infrahyoid muscles located on the deeper layer of the infrahyoid muscles attached to the oblique line of the thyroid cartilage. The activity of the THM is required in deglutition, phonation and respiration. This article explains the various aspects of the muscle regarding its anatomy, development and clinical correlation.


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How to Cite
RAMALINGAM, Sudha; SOMANATH, Deepa. AN OVERVIEW OF THE THYROHYOID MUSCLE, ITS CLINICAL AND SURGICAL IMPLIlCATIONS. Journal of Morphological Sciences, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 2, p. 79-88, dec. 2019. ISSN 2545-4706. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 19 jan. 2020.