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hyoid

[′hī‚ȯid]
(anatomy)
A bone or complex of bones at the base of the tongue supporting the tongue and its muscles.
Of or pertaining to structures derived from the hyoid arch.
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The position of CB in relation with hyoid bone was analyzed: 0 indicated a CB at the level of hyoid bone, (+) indicated a CB above the level of hyoid bone, and (-) indicted a CB below the level of hyoid bone.
Fracture of hyoid bone in case of asphyxia death resulting from constricting force round the neck.
The submandibular space (SMS) is located below the mandible, inferior to the mylohyoid muscle and the inferior margin is the hyoid bone (Figure 15A).
In addition to the diagnosis of dysphagia, the patient should specifically present deficit in the hyoid elevation during swallowing, showing weakness in the suprahyoid muscles during this function.
It runs inferiorly and anteriorly behind the carotid artery to pass the lateral extent of the hyoid bone.
The standard treatment for TDC is a Sistrunk procedure, which comprises excision of the mid-portion of the hyoid bone along with the TDC.
The localization refers to the position of cysts in relation to the median line of the anterior side of the neck, and in relation to the hyoid bone according to the height.
Important measurements include mandibular plane to hyoid (MP-H) distance; posterior airway space (PAS), which is the distance from the posterior pharyngeal wall to tongue base; and soft palate length (PNS - P), which is characteristically increased in OSA.
Dunn thinks the container-like hyoid functions as a resonating chamber for calls.
Computed tomography scan revealed a fracture on hyoid bone and local swelling of adjacent soft tissues.
Lateral cephalometry enables analysis of the pharynx, the soft palate, the tongue, and the hyoid bone, with their soft and bony structures (JOHNS et al.
Hold the larynx down while singing by placing thumb and forefinger around the top of the larynx between the hyoid bone and the thyroid cartilage, and gently pull down.