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Anatomy Atlases: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus I: Muscular System: Alphabetical Listing of Muscles: M: Mylohyoideus

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus I: Muscular System: Alphabetical Listing of Muscles: M

Mylohyoideus

Ronald A. Bergman, PhD
Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Ryosuke Miyauchi, MD

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The mylohyoid may not extend to the hyoid bone; instead it may fuse with neighboring muscles. It is rarely absent. They mylohyoid may be broken up into distinct bundles by lobes of the submandibular gland.

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