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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the thyroid cartilage of the larynx and the hyoid arch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the thyroid cartilage of the larynx and the hyoid arch.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In anatomy, of or pertaining to the hyoid bone and the thyroid cartilage.
  • n. A small muscle of man and some other animals, apparently a continuation of the ster-nothyroid, arising from the thyroid cartilage of the larynx and inserted into the hyoid bone. Its action approximates the parts between which it extends. See cut under muscle.

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Examples

  • Of these branches, the meningeal, descending, thyrohyoid, and the muscular twig to the Geniohyoideus, are probably derived mainly from the branch which passes from the loop between the first and second cervical to join the hypoglossal (Fig. 795).

    IX. Neurology. 5l. The Hypoglossal Nerve

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