ceratohyal

noun

cer·​a·​to·​hy·​al ˌser-ə-(ˌ)tō-ˈhī-əl How to pronounce ceratohyal (audio)
variants or ceratohyoid
: the smaller inner projection of the two lateral projections on each side of the human hyoid bone

called also lesser cornu

compare thyrohyal

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“Ceratohyal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ceratohyal. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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