Hyoid arch


Hyoid arch

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Caption = Head end of human embryo, about the end of the fourth week.


Caption2 = Floor of pharynx of embryo. (Second arch visible near center.)
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The hyoid arch (or second branchial arch) assists in forming the side and front of the neck.

From its cartilage are developed the styloid process, stylohyoid ligament, and lesser cornu of the hyoid bone.


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External links

* [http://anatome.ncl.ac.uk/tutorials/clinical/arch/text/page4.html Overview at ncl.ac.uk]
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* [http://www.med.howard.edu/anatomy/gas/wk7/Lecture%2024.htm Overview at howard.edu]


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