Thyrohyoid

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Thyrohyoid (Anat) Of or pertaining to the thyroid cartilage of the larynx and the hyoid arch.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • thyrohyoid In anatomy, of or pertaining to the hyoid bone and the thyroid cartilage.
    • n thyrohyoid 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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