retrohyoid bursa

(redirected from bursa retrohyoidea)

ret·ro·hy·oid bur·sa

[TA]
a bursa between the posterior surface of the body of the hyoid bone and the thyrohyoid membrane.

ret·ro·hy·oid bur·sa

(ret'rō-hī'oyd bŭr'sa) [TA]
A sac between the posterior surface of the body of the hyoid bone and the thyrohyoid membrane.

retrohyoid bursa

A bursa anterior to the thyrohyoid membrane. It was formerly called Boyer's bursa.
See also: bursa

Boyer,

Baron Alexis, French surgeon, 1757-1833.
Boyer bursa - a bursa between the posterior surface of the body of the hyoid bone and the thyrohyoid membrane. Synonym(s): retrohyoid bursa
Boyer cyst - a subhyoid cyst.
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