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Term: hyohyoideus muscle tendon junction
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: hyohyoideus
Synonyms: hyohyal
Definition: Is a ventral,paired hyoid muscle that inserts at the most anterior basibranchial and also at the posterior ends of the ceratohyals and functions in jaw closure.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0007052]
Name: muscle tendon junction
Synonyms: myotendinous junction
Definition: A cell-substrate junction found at the terminal anchorage site of skeletal muscle cells to tendons.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005927]   QuickGO   AmiGO