Medical Definition of Gerdy's hyoid fossa

1. A space bounded by the superior belly of the omohyoid muscle, anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid, and posterior belly of the digastric; it contains the bifurcation of the common carotid artery. Synonym: trigonum caroticum, fossa carotica, Gerdy's hyoid fossa, Malgaigne's fossa, Malgaigne's triangle, superior carotid triangle. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gerdy's Hyoid Fossa

Geranium viscosissimum
Gerard Depardieu
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Gerardia pedicularia
Gerardia virginica
Gerardus Mercator
Gerbera jamesonii
Gerbich antigen
Gerbode defect
Gerdy's fibres
Gerdy's fontanel
Gerdy's hyoid fossa
Gerdy's interatrial loop
Gerdy's ligament
Gerdy's tubercle
Gerea canescens
Gerhard Gerhards
Gerhard Herzberg
Gerhard Kremer
Gerhardt's disease
Gerhardt's reaction
Gerhardt's sign
Gerhardt's test for acetoacetic acid

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