Term: hyoid muscle mesenchyme
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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: mesenchyme
Definition: A mesh-like cell arrangement, less compact than an epithelium.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000393]