OBO ID: ZFA:0000521
Term Name: hyoid muscle Search Ontology:
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. (1)
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References: TAO:0000521
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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