hyoid : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a U-shaped bone at the base of the tongue that supports the tongue muscles
  • a  of or relating to the hyoid bone

  • The soft tissues adhering to the hyoid bone are not scraped off, since they provide a good blood supply.
  • Examination of the neck structures revealed hemorrhage into the strap muscles and fractures of the thyroid cartilage and hyoid bone.
  • Preserved even was a hyoid bone which served to support chin and jaw muscles.

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