Hypobranchial Muscles Of A Cat

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Hypobranchial Muscles Of A Cat - Quiz

This quiz is designed to help students recognize the hypobranchial muscles of a cat. It will also help them learn the origins, insertions, and actions of these muscles.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the picture above, identify "D"- muscle and it's action.
    • A. 

      Sternomastoid: is involved in flexion and turning of the head

    • B. 

      Sternohyoid: retracts the larynx

    • C. 

      Cleidomastoid: turns the head and moves the clavicle anteriorly

    • D. 

      Sternohyoid: retracts the hyoid

  • 2. 
    What is the origin and insertion of the muscle labeled "A"?
    • A. 

      Origin: First costal cartilage; Insertion: Thyroid cartilage of the larynx

    • B. 

      Origin: Lateral portion of the thyroid cartilage of the larynx; Insertion: Hyoid bone

    • C. 

      Origin: Clavicle; Insertion: Mastoid process of the temporal bone

    • D. 

      Origin: Stylohyal; Insertion: Body of the hyoid

  • 3. 
    The muscle that originates at the first costal cartilage, inserts at the thyroid cartilage of the larynx, and works in retracting the larynx is the ____________
  • 4. 
    Identify the muscle labeled "B".  This muscle lies posterior to the __________.
    • A. 

      ID: Geniohyoid; hyoglossus muscle

    • B. 

      ID: Sternothyroid; digastric muscle

    • C. 

      ID: Sternohyoid; thyrohyoid muscle

    • D. 

      ID: Geniohyoid: mylohyoid muscle

  • 5. 
    What is the action of the geniohyoid muscle?
    • A. 

      Protracts the hyoid

    • B. 

      Retracts and depresses the tongue

    • C. 

      Elevates the floor of the mouth

    • D. 

      Retracts the larynx

  • 6. 
    This muscle inserts in the tongue and draws the tip of the tongue backward and the root of the tongue forward:
    • A. 

      Hypoglossus muscle

    • B. 

      Genioglossus muscle

    • C. 

      Geniohyoid muscle

    • D. 

      Mylohyoid muscle

  • 7. 
    The muscle that lies lateral to the geniohyoid and retracts and depresses the tongue is the ___________ muscle.
  • 8. 
    The styloglossus:
    • A. 

      Inserts in the tongue and retracts and depresses the tongue.

    • B. 

      Inserts in the tongue and draws the tip of the tongue backward and the root forward.

    • C. 

      Inserts in the tongue and retracts and elevates the tongue.

    • D. 

      Inserts in the tongue and protracts the hyoid.

  • 9. 
    Identify the muscle labeled "D".
    • A. 

      Styloglossus

    • B. 

      Geniohyoid

    • C. 

      Sternohyoid

    • D. 

      Sternothyroid

  • 10. 
    Check all of the muscles that help move the tongue.
    • A. 

      Mylohyoid

    • B. 

      Genioglossus

    • C. 

      Sternohyoid

    • D. 

      Styloglossus

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