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Search Results for: hyoid bone

Hyoid bone

Definition noun, plural: hyoid bones The U-shaped bone that lies in the throat just below the tongue, and is surrounded by... Read More

Bone

Definition noun, plural: bones The rigid organ comprised of bone tissues, and forms the skeleton of most... Read More

Greater cornu

Definition noun, plural: greater cornua (anatomy) Any of the pair of larger horns attached to the lateral borders of the... Read More

Hyoid apparatus

Definition noun A group of bones comprised of hyoid body and two pairs of cornua (i.e. greater cornua and lesser cornua),... Read More

Musculus biventer mandibulae

musculus biventer mandibulae --> digastric muscle (Science: anatomy) One of the suprahyoid group of muscles consisting of... Read More

Digastric muscle

Digastric muscle (Science: anatomy) One of the suprahyoid group of muscles consisting of two bellies united by a central... Read More

Hyoglossus muscle

Hyoglossus muscle (Science: anatomy, muscle) a flat muscle on either side of the tongue, connecting it with the hyoid... Read More

Facial bones

Facial bones The facial skeleton, consisting of bones situated between the cranial base and the mandibular region. While... Read More

Extrinsic muscles

Definition noun A group of muscles lying superficially on a structure, in contrast to intrinsic muscles, which are located... Read More

Visceral cranium

Definition noun The portion of the vertebrate skull derived from the embryonic pharyngeal arches that give rise to mandible,... Read More

Throat

A throat generally refers to a narrow part of a passage. In vertebrate anatomy, it refers to the gullet or windpipe, i.e.... Read More

Cranium viscerale

Definition noun Latin term for visceral cranium, the portion of the vertebrate skull derived from the embryonic pharyngeal... Read More

Copula

Copula 1. In anatomy, a narrow part connecting two structures, e.g., the body of the hyoid bone. 2. A swelling that is... Read More

Viscerocranium

Definition noun The portion of the vertebrate skull derived from the embryonic pharyngeal arches that give rise to mandible,... Read More

Strap muscles

Definition noun A group of strap-like muscles just below the hyoid bone and run along the neck and onto the... Read More

Oropharynx

Definition noun, plural: oropharynges, oropharynxes (anatomy) The oral part of the pharynx, located behind the oral... Read More

Tongue

Definition noun, plural: tongues (anatomy) The flexible muscular organ situated in the floor of the oral cavity; it is... Read More