Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Muscles of Neck: Anterior View Anatomy
1. Sternocleidomastoid muscle
Origin (inferior attachment): This muscle has 2 heads of origin. The sternal head arises from the anterior surface of the manubrium of the sternum. The clavicular head arises from the superior surface of the medial third of the clavicle.
Muscles of Pharynx Anatomy
1. Superior pharyngeal constrictor muscle
Origin: This broad muscle arises from the pterygoid hamulus, pterygomandibular raphe, posterior portion of the mylohyoid line of the mandible, and side of the tongue.
Insertion: The muscles from each side meet and attach to the median raphe of the pharynx and pharyngeal tubercle of the occipital bone.