Thyrohyal
Thyrohyal Thy`ro*hy"al, n. (Anat.) One of the lower segments in the hyoid arch, often consolidated with the body of the hyoid bone and forming one of its great horns, as in man. [1913 Webster]

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  • thyrohyal — The greater cornu of the hyoid bone. * * * thy·ro·hy·al .thī rō hī əl n the larger and more lateral of the two lateral projections on each side of the human hyoid bone called also greater cornu compare CERATOHYAL * * * thy·ro·hy·al (thi …   Medical dictionary

  • thyrohyal — thy·ro·hy·al …   English syllables

  • thyrohyal — |hīəl noun ( s) Etymology: thyr + hy + al : the greater cornu of the hyoid bone; also : an embryonic skeletal element that becomes the greater cornu or in lower forms remains as a separate bone or cartilage …   Useful english dictionary

  • thyrohyal space — the depressed space between the thyroid cartilage and hyoid bone in front …   Medical dictionary

  • Thyro- — Thy ro A combining form used in anatomy to indicate connection with, or relation to, the thyroid body or the thyroid cartilage; as, thyrohyal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyoglossus — The muscle that permits the tongue to be held on the floor of the mouth. * * * SYN: h. (muscle). * * * hyo·glos·sus gläs əs, glȯs n, pl si .sī a flat muscle on each side of the tongue connecting it with the body and the thyrohyal of the hyoid… …   Medical dictionary

  • ceratohyal — Relating to one of the cornua of the hyoid bone. SYN: keratohyal. * * * cer·a·to·hy·al .ser ə (.)tō hī əl or cer·a·to·hy·oid hī .ȯid n the smaller inner projection of the two lateral projections on each side of the human hyoid bone called also… …   Medical dictionary

  • thyréo- — thyro ♦ Éléments, signifiant « thyroïde ». I. ⇒THYRÉ(O) 1, (THYRÉ , THYRÉO )élém. formant Élém. tiré du gr. « bouclier long (en forme de porte) » de « porte », entrant dans la constr. de subst. masc. appartenant au vocab. de l entomol.; le 2e él …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • thyro- — thyréo , thyro ♦ Éléments, signifiant « thyroïde ». ⇒THYRÉ(O) 2, THYRO , (THYRÉ , THYRÉO )élém. formant I. Élém. tiré du fr. thyroïde, entrant dans la constr. de termes appartenant au vocab. de la méd. A. [Corresp. à thyroïde A] 1. [Le 2e élém.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • thyré- — I. ⇒THYRÉ(O) 1, (THYRÉ , THYRÉO )élém. formant Élém. tiré du gr. « bouclier long (en forme de porte) » de « porte », entrant dans la constr. de subst. masc. appartenant au vocab. de l entomol.; le 2e élém. est issu du gr.: thyréocore ( core, du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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