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Structure of geniohyoid muscle

Known as: Geniohyoid muscle, Musculus geniohyoideus, Geniohyoid 
A muscle extending from the chin to the hyoid bone that brings the hyoid bone forward when swallowing and depresses the mandible.
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Superior and anterior hyoid movements are important events in pharyngeal deglutition. This cross-sectional study uses a cadaver… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The coordination of mastication, oral transport, and swallowing was examined during intake of solids and liquids in four normal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Submental surface electromyographic recordings are commonly used in the investigation of swallowing disorders. The measured… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The human jaw‐closing and jaw‐opening muscles produce forces leading to the development of three‐dimensional bite and chewing… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The tracer, cholera toxin‐horseradish peroxidase, was used to determine the dendritic architecture and organization of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Reduction in the activity of upper airway "dilator" muscles during sleep may allow the pharyngeal airway to collapse in some… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The position of the hyoid arch suggests that it supports soft tissue surrounding the upper airway (UA) and can act to maintain UA… Expand
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
The ability of the extrathoracic airway (ETA) to remain open when exposed to negative pressure was investigated in rabbits… Expand
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
In 29 normal persons with complete dental arches, the muscular activity of the temporalis, masseter, medial pterygoid, anterior… Expand
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Highly Cited
1955
Highly Cited
1955
  • I. Meyer
  • Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology
  • 1955
  • Corpus ID: 40555197
Abstract Dermoid cysts of the floor of the mouth are discussed as to their embryology, development, and classification. A… Expand
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