greater horn of hyoid bone

(redirected from cornua of hyoid bone)

great·er horn of hyoid bone

[TA]
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%.