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
References in periodicals archive ?
Spyropoulos, "Hyoid bone position and orientation in Class I and Class III malocclusions," American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, vol.
A CT scan of the neck (Figures 1 and 2) showed bilateral large well-defined homogenously hyperdense glottic and supraglottic masses, centered on the paralaryngeal fat and extending from the hyoid bone to the true cords.
Her sacrum had a right lateral torsion and fascial tension radiated from her respiratory diaphragm anteriorly into her neck, with her hyoid bone deviated to the right.
Following this, a mini-pharyngostomy was created just above the hyoid bone. The epiglottis was grasped and fixed to the hyoid with an Allis clamp.
Dr Rodgers said there were fractures to the hyoid bone and thyroid cartilage near his voicebox.
The idea of restoring the retrolingual space acting on the hyoid bone was codified by Riley et al.
"of The hyoid bone in your throat is the only bone in your body unttached to any other.
The hyoid bone is a U-shaped bone situated in the anterior portion of the neck.
The judge said 22-year-old Siree of Vale Road, Rhyl and 42-year-old Bland of Bryn Avenue, Rhyl, went "in pursuit" of Mr Sarkozi when they saw him walking down Ffordd Talargoch, and "overpowered him" from behind using his neck chain to "throttle him," causing severe bruising and a fracture to the hyoid bone.
On examination there was tenderness on palpation of the left hyoid bone. Flexible nasal endoscopy showed a patent airway and revealed a small haematoma of the right vocal cord.
SPRINGY BONE/ELASTIC LAYER: The woodpecker has a springy hyoid bone that supports its tongue and evenly distributes loads (forces on a structure).
The technique described by us primarily involves identification of arterial pulsations and following their relationship to the nerve inferior to the greater horn of hyoid bone. Though we were able to identify the neurovascular structures in our case using the technique described, we agree that there may be initial difficulty in following pulsations of the vessels by the novice.