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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 9: Figure 4

Atlas of Human Anatomy

The deep neck muscles of the right side of the neck.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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The deep neck muscles of the right side of the neck.

a) Mastoid process.
b) Hyoid bone (s. linguale bone).
c) External auditory meatus.
d) Mandible.
e) Styloid process.
f) Atlas, transverse process.
g) Maxillary bone.
h) Hyoid bone.
i) Larynx.
k) Trachea.
l) Clavicle.
m) Rib, first.
n) Acromion.
o) Coracoid process.
p) Esophagus.
q) Scapular spine.

  1. m. orbicularis oris.
  2. m. buccinator.
  3. m. superior pharyngeal constrictor.
  4. m. styloglossus.
  5. m. stylopharyngeus.
  6. m. middle pharyngeal constrictor (ceratopharyngeus).
  7. m. hyoglossus.
  8. m. stylohyoideus.
  9. m. thyreohyoideus.
  10. m. inferior pharyngeal constrictor.
  11. m. thyreohyoid membrane.
  12. m. cricothyreoideus.
  13. m. rectus capitis anterior major.
  14. m. scalenus anterior.
  15. m. scalenus media.
  16. m. scalenus inferior.
  17. m. levator anguli scapulae.
  18. m. splenius capitis.
  19. m. serratus posterior superior.
  20. m. superior rhomboid.
  21. m. trapezius.
  22. m. supraspinatus.
  23. m. sternothyreoideus.

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