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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).
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.
Bigger hyoid bones give males deeper calls, fooling females, rivals and unsuspecting humans into thinking they are more fearsome, virile animals.
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.
He also claimed that overshadowing by hyoid bone, laryngeal cartilages and cooked status of fishbone may also effect its opacity on neck X-rays.
Allow the student to palpate your own larynx, guiding her/him to the location of the thyroid cartilage and hyoid bone.
the hyoid bone with meticulous excision of persistent thyroglossal duct up to the foramen cecum.
Associate Professor Stephen Wroe, a zoologist and palaeontologist from UNE, along with an international team of scientists and the use of 3D x-ray imaging technology, made the revolutionary discovery challenging this notion based on a 60,000 year-old Neanderthal hyoid bone discovered in Israel in 1989.