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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We accepted this point as the reference point because the body of the hyoid bone may be more clearly identified on physical examination of neck, and structural alterations of the greater horn of hyoid bone on the right and left sides might cause different measurements.
2006) performed a study on 36 cadavers, and found that the CCA bifurcated at the level of the body of the hyoid bone in 15 (88.
Usually the Thyroglossal duct cyst is removed by Sistrunk's procedure, wherein excision of the Thyroglossal duct cyst, the central portion of the body of the hyoid bone, and a core of tissue around the Thyroglossal tract to open into the oral cavity at the foramen cecum.
11) In males the greater and lesser cornua fuse to the body of the hyoid bone unilaterally at 38.
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 plan was to remove the cyst, any remnants of the duct, and the body of the hyoid bone to prevent recurrence and infection.
The midportion of the body of the hyoid bone and ductal remnants in proximal association to it are removed to prevent recurrence and infection.
About 92% of LGT were found attached to the body of the hyoid bone cranially.
These are joined together by an intermediate tendon that passes through a fibrous sling that is attached to the body of the hyoid bone (Lockhart et al.
The two bellies are inserted in the body of the hyoid bone by means of a tendon.
The cyst and the duct were excised along with the body of the hyoid bone (figure 3, B).