Medical Definition of Musculus geniohyoideus

1. Origin, mental spine of mandible; insertion, body of hyoid bone; action, draws hyoid forward, or depresses jaw when hyoid is fixed; nerve supply, fibres from ventral primary rami of first and second cervical spinal nerves accompanying hypoglossal. Synonym: musculus geniohyoideus, geniohyoid, geniohyoideus. Origin: Gr. The chin + E. Hyoid. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Geniohyoideus

musculus flexor hallucis longus
musculus flexor longus digitorum
musculus flexor longus hallucis
musculus flexor longus pollicis
musculus flexor pollicis brevis
musculus flexor pollicis longus
musculus flexor profundus
musculus flexor sublimis
musculus frontalis
musculus fusiformis
musculus gastrocnemius
musculus gemellus inferior
musculus gemellus superior
musculus genioglossus
musculus geniohyoglossus
musculus geniohyoideus (current term)
musculus glossopalatinus
musculus glossopharyngeus
musculus gluteus maximus
musculus gluteus medius
musculus gluteus minimus
musculus helicis major
musculus helicis minor
musculus hyoglossus
musculus hypopharyngeus
musculus iliacus
musculus iliacus minor
musculus iliocapsularis
musculus iliococcygeus

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