ceratohyal

noun
cer·​a·​to·​hy·​al | \ ˌser-ə-(ˌ)tō-ˈhī-əl How to pronounce ceratohyal (audio) \
variants: or ceratohyoid \ -​ˈhī-​ˌȯid How to pronounce ceratohyoid (audio) \

Medical Definition of ceratohyal

: 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 31 Oct. 2020.

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