Hyoid Bone


Svensk definition

Ett U-format ben (hyoideus) mellan tungroten och struphuvudet.

Engelsk definition

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.

Svenska synonymer

Inga svenska synonymer finns.

Engelska synonymer

Bone, Hyoid Bones, Hyoid Hyoid Bones Lingual Bone Bone, Lingual Bones, Lingual Lingual Bones