Morphological study of the human hyoid bone with three-dimensional CT images -Gender difference and age-related changes.

@article{Ito2012MorphologicalSO,
  title={Morphological study of the human hyoid bone with three-dimensional CT images -Gender difference and age-related changes.},
  author={Kyoichi Ito and Satoshi Ando and Norihiko Akiba and Yuichi Watanabe and Yasuo Okuyama and Hisamoto Moriguchi and Kohki Yoshikawa and Tsuneo Takahashi and Morio Shimada},
  journal={Okajimas folia anatomica Japonica},
  year={2012},
  volume={89 3},
  pages={83-92}
}
The human hyoid bone supports the base of the tongue and is involved in breathing, chewing, and swallowing as well as in the muscle movements associated with articulation. Accordingly it plays an important bone for a human to live. It is a very interesting organ also in multiple special area, including anatomy, mastication, swallowing, articulation, and also forensic medicine. In the morphological study of the human hyoid bone, there is a comparative anthropological research early in 1900… CONTINUE READING