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Term: hyoid muscle tendon development
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: hyoid muscle
Synonyms: hyoid muscles
Definition: Muscles that insert into skeletal elements of pharyngeal arch 2 (hyoid arch). Dorsal hyoid muscles are innervated by small, posterior branches of the facial nerve VII. Ventral hyoid muscles are innervated by the hyoides ramus of VII.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000521]
Name: tendon development
Synonyms: sinew development
Definition: The process whose specific outcome is the progression of a tendon over time, from its formation to the mature structure. A tendon is a fibrous, strong, connective tissue that connects muscle to bone or integument and is capable of withstanding tension. Tendons and muscles work together to exert a pulling force.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0035989]   QuickGO   AmiGO