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bod·y of hy·oid bone

[TA]
the body of the hyoid bone, from which the greater and lesser horns extend.

body of hy·oid bone

(bod'ē hī'oyd bōn) [TA]
The body of the hyoid bone, from which the greater and lesser horns extend.
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The arch itself gives rise to the handle of the malleus, the long process of the incus, and the stapes superstructure, as well as the styloid process, stylohyoid ligament, lesser cornu, and upper body of the hyoid bone.
The cyst and the duct were excised along with the body of the hyoid bone (figure 3, B).