body of hyoid bone


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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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Whereas for height of body of hyoid bone (g) statistically significant differences between the groups of 31-50 ages and 51-70 ages were presented (P< 0.05), according to age groups, other measurements of hyoid bone did not show a statistical difference(P>0.05).
(Fig.6) A fibro muscular LGT was seen arising with a broad base from apex of the pyramidal lobe and its narrow tapering fibrous tip was extending upto the body of hyoid bone. The anterior branch of the right superior thyroid artery is seen descending along the medial border of the lobe and running over the free upper border of the isthmus and passing behind LGT.
The presence of pyramidal lobe and levator glandulae thyroidea at its apex reaching the body of hyoid bone is a common variation.