greater horn 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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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.
3%), and at the tip of the greater horn of hyoid bone in 8 (15%) cadavers.
The technique described by us primarily involves identification of arterial pulsations and following their relationship to the nerve inferior to the greater horn of hyoid bone.

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