thyrohyal

noun

thy·​ro·​hy·​al ˌthī-rō-ˈhī-əl How to pronounce thyrohyal (audio)
: the larger and more lateral of the two lateral projections on each side of the human hyoid bone

called also greater cornu

compare ceratohyal

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“Thyrohyal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thyrohyal. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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