greater horn of hyoid bone

(redirected from cornua of hyoid bone)

great·er horn of hyoid bone

the larger and more lateral of the two processes on either side of the hyoid bone.
Synonym(s): cornu majus ossis hyoidei [TA]
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INTRODUCTION: Stylohyoid complex [SHC] consists of styloid process, stylohyoid ligmant and lesser cornua of hyoid bone.
During the process of dissection, extravasation of blood in the neck tissues resembling ante-mortem extravasation of blood, Subluxation of cornua of hyoid bone and injury to the thyroid cartilage during the removal of the neck structures and injuries to the visceral organs viz-lungs, heart and liver by the dissecting knife were commonly noted and accounted for 3%.