Glossohyal
Glossohyal Glos`so*hy"al, a. [Gr. ? the tongue + the letter ?.] (Anat.) Pertaining to both the hyoidean arch and the tongue; -- applied to the anterior segment of the hyoidean arch in many fishes. -- n. The glossohyal bone or cartilage; lingual bone; entoglossal bone.

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  • Glossohyal — is the term used in fish anatomy for the tongue [ [http://www.medicineword.com/glossohyal.shtml Medicineword.com] ] and hyoid bone. [ [http://www.mercksource.com/pp/us/cns/cns search results.jsp Mercksource] ] It is the lingual plate, which is a… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • glossohyal — noun The tongue bone, specifically the lingual plate, which is a dermal toothed bone that covers or fuses with the basihyal …   Wiktionary

  • glossohyal — SYN: hyoglossal. * * * glos·so·hy·al (glos″o hiґəl) [glosso + hyoid] pertaining to the tongue and hyoid bone …   Medical dictionary

  • glossohyal — glos·so·hy·al …   English syllables

  • glossohyal — |gläsō|hīəl, |glȯs adjective Etymology: gloss + hy (from hyoid) + al : of or relating to the hyoid arch and tongue; specifically : of or relating to the median basihyal or an anterior extension or segment of it extending into and supporting the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish — fishless, adj. /fish/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) fish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) fishes, v. n. 1. any of various cold blooded, aquatic vertebrates, having gills, commonly fins, and typically an elongated body covered with …   Universalium

  • Fish — /fish/, n. Hamilton, 1808 93, U.S. statesman: secretary of state 1869 77. * * * I Any of more than 24,000 species of cold blooded vertebrates found worldwide in fresh and salt water. Living species range from the primitive lampreys and hagfishes… …   Universalium

  • Entoglossal — En to*glos sal, a. [Ento + Gr. ? the tongue.] (Anat.) Within the tongue; applied to the glossohyal bone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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