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Laryngeal System Anatomy: Muscles

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Extrinsic Laryngeal Muscles
1. Supra Hyoid Muscles
2. Infra Hyoid Muscles

* support and fix the larynx in position in addition to either elevating or depressing it.
Supra Hyoid Muscles
Laryngeal Elevators
1. digastric muscle
2. stylohyoid muscle
3. Mylohyoid muscle
4. geniohyoid muscle
5. hyoglossus muscle
Infra Hyoid Muscles
Laryngeal Depressors
Digastric Muscle
connects the hyoid bone to the mastoid process and the mandibular symphysis
Stylohyoid Muscle
connects the hyoid bone to the styloid process
Mylohyoid muscle
connects