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Descriptor in English: Hyoid Bone
Descriptor in Spanish: Hueso Hioides
Descriptor in Portuguese: Osso Hioide
Descriptor in French: Os hyoïde
Entry term(s): Bone, Hyoid
Bone, Lingual
Bones, Hyoid
Bones, Lingual
Hyoid Bones
Lingual Bone
Lingual Bones
Tree number(s): A02.835.232.409
Scope note: A mobile U-shaped bone that lies in the anterior part of the neck at the level of the third CERVICAL VERTEBRAE. The hyoid bone is suspended from the processes of the TEMPORAL BONES by ligaments, and is firmly bound to the THYROID CARTILAGE by muscles.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS UI: 7107
Descriptor UI: D006928
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Hyoid Bone - Preferred
Concept UI M0010806
Scope note A mobile U-shaped bone that lies in the anterior part of the neck at the level of the third CERVICAL VERTEBRAE. The hyoid bone is suspended from the processes of the TEMPORAL BONES by ligaments, and is firmly bound to the THYROID CARTILAGE by muscles.
Preferred term Hyoid Bone
Entry term(s) Bone, Hyoid
Bone, Lingual
Bones, Hyoid
Bones, Lingual
Hyoid Bones
Lingual Bone
Lingual Bones



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