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Descriptor English:   Hyoid Bone 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hueso Hioides 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Osso Hioide 
Synonyms English:   Bone, Hyoid
Bone, Lingual
Bones, Hyoid
Bones, Lingual
Hyoid Bones
Lingual Bone
Lingual Bones  
Tree Number:   A02.835.232.409
Definition English:   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 English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   7107 
Unique Identifier:   D006928 

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