Definition of Hyoid. Meaning of Hyoid. Synonyms of Hyoid

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Definition of Hyoid

Hyoid
Hyoid Hy"oid, a. [Gr. ? fr. the letter [Upsilon] + ? form: cf. F. hyo["i]de.] 1. Having the form of an arch, or of the Greek letter upsilon [[Upsilon]]. 2. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the bony or cartilaginous arch which supports the tongue. Sometimes applied to the tongue itself. Hyoid arch (Anat.), the arch of cartilaginous or bony segments, which connects the base of the tongue with either side of the skull. Hyoid bone (Anat.), the bone in the base of the tongue, the middle part of the hyoid arch.
Hyoid
Hyoid Hy"oid, n. The hyoid bone.

Meaning of Hyoid from wikipedia

- The hyoid bone (lingual bone or tongue-bone) (/ˈhaɪɔɪd/) is a horseshoe-shaped bone situated in the anterior midline of the neck between the chin and...
- The hyoid bone fracture is a very rare fracture of the hyoid bone, accounting for 0.002% of all fractures in humans. It is commonly ****ociated with strangulation...
- pharyngeal arch gives rise to the oral jaw. The second arch becomes the hyoid and jaw support. In fish, the other posterior arches contribute to the branchial...
- p****age from the chin ("genio-" is a standard prefix for "chin") to the hyoid bone. It arises from the inferior mental spine, on the back of the mandibular...
- muscle attaching the hyoid bone to the sternum, one of the paired strap muscles of the infrahyoid muscles serving to depress the hyoid bone. It is innervated...
- digastricus on either side, to be attached to the body and greater cornu of the hyoid bone; this is termed the suprahyoid aponeurosis. The digastricus (digastric...
- The suprahyoid muscles are four muscles located above the hyoid bone in the neck. They are the digastric, stylohyoid, geniohyoid, and mylohyoid muscles...
- The omohyoid muscle is a muscle that depresses the hyoid. It is located in the front of the neck and consists of two bellies separated by an intermediate...
- Hyoid suspension also known as hyoid myotomy and suspension or hyoid advancement, is a surgical procedure or sleep surgery in which the hyoid bone and...
- The hyoid apparatus is the collective term used in veterinary anatomy for the bones which suspend the tongue and larynx. It consists of pairs of stylohyoid...
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