Origin of hyoid
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This is because both actions depend on moving the U-shaped hyoid bone, but in opposite directions.Baleen whales have an ‘oral plug’ to help them guzzle down food without choking|Kate Baggaley|January 24, 2022|Popular-Science
The fossil’s extremely elongated tongue attachment bones, or hyoid apparatus, suggests that the bird could protrude its tongue from its mouth, much as some present-day birds do to grab hard-to-reach morsels.This 120-million-year-old bird could stick out its tongue|Kate Baggaley|December 16, 2021|Popular-Science
Mallei and hyoid bones of the genera and subgenera of the chipmunks were mostly studied in the dry state.Genera and Subgenera of Chipmunks|John A. White
The hyoid bone, serving as a medium of attachment for the tongue, may also be considered a portion of the larynx.The Psychology of Singing|David C. Taylor
In the posterior halves two similar rods are formed which develop into the hyoid.
Of arch II., the lower part became the horn of the hyoid, the upper part had a varying fate.
The hyoid is at first connected with the skull, 140but afterwards frees itself and becomes slung to the "quadrate."