"Hyoid Bone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A mobile U-shaped bone that lies in the anterior part of the neck at the level of the third CERVICAL VERTEBRAE. The hyoid bone is suspended from the processes of the TEMPORAL BONES by ligaments, and is firmly bound to the THYROID CARTILAGE by muscles.
- Hyoid Bone
- Bone, Hyoid
- Bones, Hyoid
- Hyoid Bones
- Lingual Bone
- Bone, Lingual
- Bones, Lingual
- Lingual Bones
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