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Hyoid

Definition

noun

(1) The hyoid bone

(2) Bony structure or cartilaginous bone that supports the tongue


adjective

Of, relating to, or characterized by hyoid bone


Supplement

The group of bony or cartilaginous bones directly below the tongue is called hyoid because of its shape that resembles the Greek word hyoeides, meaning "shaped like the letter upsilon" (υ)


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... ear. B.middle ear. C.internal ear. D.cranium. 2. the only non articulating bone in the human body is --------- A.tibia. B.fibula. C.patella. D.hyoid. 3. lungs are covered by membrane called ---------- A.pericardial membrane. B.pleural membrane. C.respiratory membrane. D.parietal membrane. 4. ...

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by manish94
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Evolution of voice box, language and consciousness.

There are some who think that the shift of the hyoid is critically important, but since it's a non-articulated bone, it doesn't fossilize in place. That makes it impossible to really trace over time.

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by Darby
Mon Oct 22, 2007 10:33 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution of voice box, language and consciousness.
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Evolution of voice box, language and consciousness.

What about the Hyoid bone?

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by MichaelXY
Sat Oct 20, 2007 3:29 am
 
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Topic: Evolution of voice box, language and consciousness.
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