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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 1: Figure 8

Atlas of Human Anatomy

The hyoid bone, from the front.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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The hyoid bone, from the front

a) Corpus (body) (transverse line a for m. mylohyoideus, depression, bfor mm. geniohyoid. Support for mm. digastricus, mylo-, genio-, stylo-, sterno-, thyreo-, and omohyoideus, hyoglossus and thyreoideus).
b) Greater horn.
c) Lesser horn (origin of mm. chondroglossus and chondropharyngeus, ligament stylohyoideus).
e) Head of the greater horn (for ligamentum hyothyreoideum).

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