hyoid bone


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hyoid bone

n.
A U-shaped bone at the base of the tongue that supports the muscles of the tongue.
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Noun1.hyoid bone - a U-shaped bone at the base of the tongue that supports the tongue muscleshyoid bone - a U-shaped bone at the base of the tongue that supports the tongue muscles
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
Translations

hy·oid bone

n. hioides, hueso en forma de herradura situado en la base de la lengua.

hyoid bone

n hueso hioides
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She added that the hyoid bone was fractured, indicating strangulation.
She said the hyoid bone was fractured, indicating strangulation.
Tenders are invited for Skeleton disarticulated original all bone with separated skull bone frontal, parietal, occipital, temporal, sphenoid, maxilla, mandible, vomer, ethamoid, zygomatic, hyoid bone, nasal concha
And when post mortem results were passed to Scottish pathologist Professor Anthony Busuttil, he said a fracture of the hyoid bone indicated "forceful squeezing of the neck - i.
Only three cases of carotid aneurysm/perforation are reported due to trauma by hyoid bone.
Physical examination revealed two cervical openings located at the anterior border of the bilateral sternocleidomastoid (SCM) muscles at the level of the hyoid bone.
32%) cases fracture of neck bone seen where 8 number of cases had fracture of hyoid bone alone and in 1 case there was fracture of both hyoid and thyroid cartilage [Table 3].
The parapharyngeal space (PPS), also known as the prestyloid PPS, is next to the pharynx and extends from the skull base to the hyoid bone.
The hyoid bone and thyroid cartilage may be cleaved or completely absent.
Finally, infrahyoid muscles, represented by esternohyoideous, pull the hyoid bone inferiorly and subsequently providing their return to resting position characterizing the end of swallowing [31,32].
The superior laryngeal nerve is usually found medial to the artery between the hyoid bone and thyroid cartilage, and a block needle is inserted in the plane of the ultrasound beam in a medial to lateral orientation.