Petrohyoid Pet`ro*hy"oid, a. [Petro + hyoid.] (Anat.) Pertaining to petrous, oe periotic, portion of the skull and the hyoid arch; as, the petrohyoid muscles of the frog. [1913 Webster]

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  • petrohyoid — pet·ro·hyoid …   English syllables

  • petrohyoid — |petrō+ adjective Etymology: petr + hyoid : connecting the petrous region of the skull and the hyoid …   Useful english dictionary

  • petr- — combining form or petri or petro Etymology: Middle French petr , petri & Latin petr & New Latin petro , from Greek petr , petro , from petros stone & petra rock 1. a …   Useful english dictionary

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