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(anatomy) any structure that resembles a horn in shape

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The English literature reports 2 cases that involve fractures of the greater cornu of the hyoid bone (1).
The ligamentous part of that apparatus originates in the ceratohyal cartilage and extends from the stylohyoid to the lesser cornu of the hyoid bone.
It runs posterior and medially to join the upper pharyngeal constrictor, which it follows inferiorly to the greater cornu of the hyoid bone.