hyoepiglottic ligament


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hy·o·ep·i·glot·tic lig·a·ment

[TA]
a short elastic band that unites the epiglottis to the upper border of the hyoid bone.
Synonym(s): ligamentum hyoepiglotticum [TA]

hyoepiglottic ligament

a ligament that extends from the midline of the epiglottis anterosuperiorly to the body of the hyoid bone.
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Injury risk related to the helmet strap: mandible and hyoid bone fractures with a hyoepiglottic ligament lesion.