Term: sternohyoid skeletal muscle cell
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Name: sternohyoid
Synonyms: hypobranchial muscle, sternohyoideus, sternohyoids
Definition: Head muscle that originates on the anterior region of the cleithrum and inserts on the urohyal. The hypobranchial forms initially as left and right parts that later fuse together forming a cone shape. The muscle is innervated by the occipitospinals and mainly composed of fast twitch muscle fibers.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001651]
Name: skeletal muscle cell
Synonyms: skeletal muscle fiber, striated muscle cell
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009115]