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Laboratory 25. Anterior Triangle of the Neck
Step 17. The Digastric and Stylohyoid Muscles

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Identify the attachment of the anterior belly of the digastric muscle to the digastric fossa of the mandible and the attachment of the posterior belly of the digastric muscle to the medial aspect of the mastoid process of the temporal bone. Examine the fibrous sling which holds the intermediate tendon to the body of the hyoid bone. Identify the stylohyoid muscle spanning from the styloid process to the hyoid bone. The intermediate tendon of the digastric muscle passes between slips of the stylohyoid muscle close to their attachment to the hyoid bone.

Links and References:
Grant's: 8.14
Netter: 29
Rohen/Yokochi: 164, 165