|Bone: Greater cornu|
|Hyoid bone. Anterior surface. Enlarged.|
|Latin||cornu majus ossis hyoidei|
|Gray's||subject #45 177|
The greater cornua project backward from the lateral borders of the body; they are flattened from above downward and diminish in size from before backward; each ends in a tubercle to which is fixed the lateral hyothyroid ligament.
The upper surface is rough close to its lateral border, for muscular attachments: the largest of these are the origins of the hyoglossus and Constrictor pharyngis medius which extend along the whole length of the cornu; the digastric muscle and stylohyoid muscle have small insertions in front of these near the junction of the body with the cornu.
- Roche Lexicon - illustrated navigator, at Elsevier 25420.000-1
- Norman/Georgetown lesson11 (larynxskel1)
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