Skeletal system - hyoid bone, Biology

HYOID BONE -

  1. Also called tongue bone as lies at the base of the tonuge.
  2. One in number.
  3. Muscles of tongue and throat are attached to it.

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Note :- Except mendible and ear ossicles all other skull bones are immovable, total 29 bones present in skull.

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