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Hyoid Bone MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hyoid Bone
Tree Number(s)
A02.835.232.409
Unique ID
D006928
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006928
Scope Note
A mobile U-shaped bone that lies in the anterior part of the neck at the level of the third CERVICAL VERTEBRAE. The hyoid bone is suspended from the processes of the TEMPORAL BONES by ligaments, and is firmly bound to the THYROID CARTILAGE by muscles.
Entry Term(s)
Lingual Bone
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Hyoid Bone Preferred
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