Hyoid bone: Muscles attached

"Christ, He Didn't Screw Girls Much. That's Obvious, Stupid":
The first sentence is for 6 muscles attaching superiorly, the second sentence is for 3 muscles attaching inferiorly. Both sentences are in order from lateral to medial.The muscles are:

  • Constrictor (Middle pharyngeal constrictor muscle)
  • Hyoglossus muscle
  • Digastric muscle
  • Stylohyoid muscle
  • Geniohyoid muscle
  • Myloyoid muscle
  • Thyrohyoid muscle
  • Omohyoid muscle
  • Sternohyoid muscle

 

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imageHyoid is the only bone in the human skeleton not articulated to any other bone.It is ossified from six centers: two for the body, and one for each cornu.

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