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Usage examples for hyoid

  1. It extends upwards as far as the hyoid bone and base of the mandible, and downwards as far as the sternum and clavicle. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  2. V. Post- half of the omo- hyoid muscle. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  3. And at this point I will say on my first exploration I found all of the nerves and muscles that attach to the os hyoid at any point contracted, shortened and pulling the hyoid back to and pressing against the pneumogastric nerve, and all the nerves in that vicinity. – Philosophy of Osteopathy by Andrew T. Still
  4. In fracture of the hyoid the fragments may be replaced by manipulation through the mouth, after which the head and neck are immobilised by a poroplastic collar. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  5. It also controls, owing to the connections of the larynx with the hyoid bone, the muscles that fix the position of the larynx. – Resonance in Singing and Speaking by Thomas Fillebrown
  6. 41. The Hyoid Bone. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  7. There is also a thyro- hyoid, but because of its deep situation and its slight importance it offers no interest from our point of view. – Artistic Anatomy of Animals by Édouard Cuyer
  8. In the Lewis's woodpecker and others of his genus the branches of the hyoid extend part- way up the back of the skull but in the kinds that live principally upon borers they are very long and resemble the flicker's in arrangement. – The Woodpeckers by Fannie Hardy Eckstorm
  9. Those arising from the lower part form a swelling in the middle line of the neck, usually above, but sometimes below the hyoid bone. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  10. 1. Upper part of sterno- hyoid muscle. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  11. Above and from the sides rise two horns connected by bands to the hyoid bone from which the larynx is suspended. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  12. He may find trouble in nerve fiber of pneumogastric nerve, atlas or hyoid, vertebra, rib, or clavicle, may be by pressing on some nerve that supplies mucous membrane of air cells or passages. – Philosophy of Osteopathy by Andrew T. Still
  13. The posterior cervical triangle, 9, 8, 7, Plate 4, in which the subclavian artery is situated, is again subdivided by the muscle omo- hyoid into two lesser regions, each of which assumes somewhat of a triangular shape. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  14. Wounds of the throat inflicted by suicides are commonly situated at the upper part, involving the hyoid bone and the thyroid and cricoid cartilages. – Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
  15. If these zoologists see in us nothing more than a mammal with thirty- two vertebrae possessing the hyoid bone and more folds in the hemispheres of the brain than any other animal; if in their opinion no other differences exist in this order than those produced by the influence of climate, on which are founded the nomenclature of fifteen species whose scientific names it is needless to cite, the physiologists ought also to have the right of making species and sub- species in accordance with definite degrees of intelligence and definite conditions of existence, oral and pecuniary. – The Physiology of Marriage, Part I. by Honore de Balzac
  16. The hyoid bone, which in man is but slightly developed, is in these monkeys very large. – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
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