Medical Definition of Hyopharyngeus

1. Origin, stylohyoid ligament, lesser cornu of the hyoid bone (chondropharyngeal part) and greater cornu of the hyoid bone (ceratopharyngeal part); insertion, pharyngeal raphe in the posterior wall of the pharynx; action, narrows pharynx in the act of swallowing; nerve supply, pharyngeal plexus. Synonym: musculus constrictor pharyngis medius. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyopharyngeus

hyoglossus muscle
hyoid
hyoid apparatus
hyoid arch
hyoid bone
hyoid bones
hyoidal
hyoidean
hyoids
hyomandibula
hyomandibular
hyomandibular cleft
hyomandibulas
hyomental
hyopastron
hyopharyngeus (current term)
hyoplastra
hyoplastron
hyoplastrons
hyoscine
hyoscine hydrobromide
hyoscines
hyoscyamine
hyoscyamine (6S)-dioxygenase
hyoscyamine sulfate
hyoscyamines
hyoscyamus
hyoshigi
hyosternal
hyosternum

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