Omohyoid

Omohyoid / 3D image and Description

Omohyoid / 3D image and Description

Omohyoid Anatomy

Origin:
Superior border of scapula medial to suprascapular notch.

Insertion:
Body of hyoid bone.

Key Relations:

  • Is one of the infrahyoid muscles (sometimes referred to as ‘strap muscles’) lying in the muscular triangle of the neck.
  • Lateral to sternohyoid.
Functions

Depresses and fixes the hyoid bone.

Supply

Nerve Supply:
Anterior rami of C1 to C3 through the ansa cervicalis.

Blood Supply:

  • Superior thyroid artery
  • Lingual artery