Basihyoid Ba`si*hy"oid, n. [Basi- + hyoid.] (Anat.) The central tongue bone. [1913 Webster]

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  • basihyoid — SYN: body of hyoid bone. * * * ba·si·hy·oid hī .ȯid adj or n BASIHYAL * * * ba·si·hy·oid (ba″sĭ hiґoid) the body of the hyoid bone (corpus ossis hyoidei [TA]); in certain animals other than humans, either of the two lateral bones that …   Medical dictionary

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  • basihyoid — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at basi + adjective or noun Etymology: basi + hyoid : basihyal …   Useful english dictionary

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  • 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

  • body — 1. The head, neck, trunk, and extremities. The human b., consisting of head (caput), neck (collum), trunk (truncus), and limbs (membra). 2. The material part of a human, as distinguished from the …   Medical dictionary

  • corpus ossis hyoidei — [TA] body of hyoid bone: the central portion of the hyoid bone to which the large and small horns are attached; called also basihyal and basihyoid …   Medical dictionary

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