Median thyrohyoid ligament
|Ligament: Median thyrohyoid ligament|
|Latin||ligamentum thyrohyoideum medianum, ligamentum hyothyreoideum medium|
|Gray's||subject #236 1077|
The middle thicker part of the thyrohyoid membrane is termed the median thyrohyoid ligament (middle hyothyroid ligament, middle thyrohyoid ligament), its lateral thinner portions are pierced by the superior laryngeal vessels and the internal branch of the superior laryngeal nerve. Its anterior surface is in relation with the Thyreohyoideus, Sternohyoideus, and Omohyoideus, and with the body of the hyoid bone.
- Atlas of anatomy at UMich rsa3p11 - "Larynx, anterior view"
- Atlas of anatomy at UMich rsa3p12 - "Larynx, lateral view"
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