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Median Thyrohyoid Ligament
Respiratory System

Median Thyrohyoid Ligament

Ligamentum thyreohyoideum medianum

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The thyrohyoid membrane is thickened medially, where it forms the median thyrohyoid ligament.

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Key Features & Anatomical Relations

The thyrohyoid membrane connects the upper margin of the thyroid lamina and superior horn of the thyroid cartilage to the superior aspect of the body and greater horns of the hyoid bone.

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Joint Ligament

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Entheseal structures are widely located throughout the body and are represented by the interface between bone and several tissues including tendon, joint capsules and ligaments.

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