The infrahyoid muscles are a group of four pairs of muscles in the anterior part of the neck. (The term infrahyoid refers to the region below (inferior) to the hyoid bone in the neck. )
Collectively, they are referred to as the strap muscles, because the muscles are long and flat much like a strap.
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... These four muscles, also known as the "strap" muscles, function to depress the hyoid bone and larynx during swallowing and speaking (except for Thyrohyoid) ...
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