Hyoepiglottic ligament

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Ligament: Hyoepiglottic ligament
Latin ligamentum hyoepiglotticum
Gray's subject #236 1077
Dorlands/Elsevier l_09/12492331

The Epiglottis is connected with the hyoid bone by an elastic band, the hyoepiglottic ligament, which extends from the anterior surface of the epiglottis to the upper border of the body of the hyoid bone.

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