Median thyrohyoid ligament

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Median thyrohyoid ligament
Latin Ligamentum thyreohyoideum medianum
Gray's p.1077
Anatomical terminology

The middle thicker part of the thyrohyoid membrane is termed the median thyrohyoid ligament (middle hyothyroid ligament, middle thyrohyoid ligament), its lateral thinner portions are pierced by the superior laryngeal vessels and the internal branch of the superior laryngeal nerve. Its anterior surface is in relation with the Thyreohyoideus, Sternohyoideus, and Omohyoideus, and with the body of the hyoid bone.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.