relating to the thyroid cartilage and hyoid bone. The thyrohyoid ligaments form part of the larynx; contraction of the thyrohyoid muscle raises the larynx.

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  • Thyrohyoid — Thy ro*hy oid, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the thyroid cartilage of the larynx and the hyoid arch. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thyrohyoid — Relating to the thyroid cartilage and the hyoid bone. See t. (muscle). * * * thy·ro·hy·oid hī .ȯid adj of, relating to, or supplying the thyrohyoid muscle <the thyrohyoid branch of the hypoglossal nerve> thyrohyoid n a thyrohyoid part esp …   Medical dictionary

  • thyrohyoid — thy·ro·hyoid …   English syllables

  • thyrohyoid — …   Useful english dictionary

  • thyrohyoid muscle — n a small quadrilateral muscle that arises from the thyroid cartilage, inserts into the thyrohyal of the hyoid bone, and functions to depress the hyoid bone and to elevate the thyroid cartilage called also thyrohyoid * * * musculus thyrohyoideus …   Medical dictionary

  • thyrohyoid membrane — n a broad fibroelastic sheet that connects the upper margin of the thyroid cartilage and the upper margin of the back of the hyoid bone * * * membrana thyrohyoidea …   Medical dictionary

  • Thyrohyoid muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Thyrohyoid muscle Latin = musculus thyrohyoideus GraySubject = 112 GrayPage = 394 Caption = Muscles of the neck. Lateral view. (Thyrohyoideus labeled center left.) Caption2 = Muscles of the neck. Anterior view.… …   Wikipedia

  • Thyrohyoid membrane — Infobox Ligament Name = PAGENAME Latin = membrana thyrohyoidea, membrana hyothyreoidea GraySubject = 236 GrayPage = 1076 Caption = The ligaments of the larynx. Antero lateral view. Caption2 = From = To = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = m 08 …   Wikipedia

  • thyrohyoid arch — the third pharyngeal (branchial) arch, which becomes represented by the greater horn of the hyoid bone …   Medical dictionary

  • thyrohyoid bursa — b. subcutanea prominentiae laryngeae …   Medical dictionary