Sterno-thyro-hyoideus
Group
Neck
Whole Sale Section
Chuck
Origin
Cariniform cartilage of the sternum
Insertion
(1) A prominence on the posterior border of the lamina of the thyroid cartilage of the larynx at the ventral end of the oblique line; (2) the body lingual process of the hyoid bone.
Action
Retracts and depresses the base of the tongue during glutenation.
Innervation
Ventral branches of the first and second cervical nerves
Blood Supply
Carotid artery