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Usage examples for hyoid

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. V. Post- half of the omo- hyoid muscle. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  5. 1. Upper part of sterno- hyoid muscle. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 41. The Hyoid Bone. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  12. 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
  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
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