Basihyal
Basihyal Ba`si*hy"al, a. [Basi- + Gr. [upsilon] (the letter ``upsilon''); from the shape.] (Anat.) Noting two small bones, forming the body of the inverted hyoid arch. [1913 Webster]

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  • basihyal — the cartilage supporting the tongue at the anterior end of the hyal series in Elasmobranchii. It is the anteriormost median endochondral bone of the basibranchial series, joining both branches of the hyoid series and forming the tongue skeleton… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • basihyal — SYN: body of hyoid bone. * * * ba·si·hy·al hī( ə)l adj of, relating to, or being a median element or bone at the ventral point of the hyoid arch that in humans forms the body of the hyoid bone basihyal n a basihyal bone * * * ba·si·hy·al… …   Medical dictionary

  • basihyal — I. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at basi +|hīəl adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary basi + hyoid + al 1. : of, relating to, or being a median element or bone at the ventral point of the hyoid arch that in man forms the body of the hyoid bone …   Useful english dictionary

  • basihyal — ba·si·hy·al …   English syllables

  • basihyal dental plate — lingual plate (a dermal toothed bone covering and sometimes fusing with the basihyal, e.g. in Osteoglossidae. Also called glossohyal, dermentoglossum, supralingual or basihyal dental plate) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • basihyal bone — corpus ossis hyoidei …   Medical dictionary

  • dermal basihyal — basihyal (the cartilage supporting the tongue at the anterior end of the hyal series in Elasmobranchii. It is the anteriormost median endochondral bone of the basibranchial series, joining both branches of the hyoid series and forming the tongue… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • basihyobranchial — basihyal …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • glossohyal — lingual plate (a dermal toothed bone covering and sometimes fusing with the basihyal, e.g. in Osteoglossidae. Also called dermentoglossum, supralingual or basihyal dental plate) the median dermal toothed bone at the anterior of the hyoid series.… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • dermentoglossum — lingual plate (a dermal toothed bone covering and sometimes fusing with the basihyal, e.g. in Osteoglossidae. Also called glossohyal, supralingual or basihyal dental plate) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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