Hyoidean
Hyoideal Hy*oid"e*al, Hyoidean Hy*oid"e*an, a. Same as {Hyoid}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • hyoidean — adj. of the bone at the base of the tongue (Anatomy, Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hyoidean — hy·oi·de·an …   English syllables

  • hyoidean — adjective see hyoid …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tympanohyal — Tym pa*no*hy al, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the tympanum and the hyoidean arch. n. The proximal segment in the hyoidean arch, becoming a part of the styloid process of the temporal bone in adult man. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Epihyal — Ep i*hy al, n. [Pref. epi + the Greek letter ?.] (Anat.) A segment next above the ceratohyal in the hyoidean arch. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyoideal — Hy*oid e*al, Hyoidean Hy*oid e*an, a. Same as {Hyoid}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyomandibular — Hy o*man*dib u*lar, a. [Hyo + mandibular.] (Anat.) Pertaining both to the hyoidean arch and the mandible or lower jaw; as, the hyomandibular bone or cartilage, a segment of the hyoid arch which connects the lower jaw with the skull in fishes. n.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hypohyal — Hy po*hy al, a. [Pref. hypo + Greek letter ?.] (Anat.) Pertaining to one or more small elements in the hyoidean arch of fishes, between the caratohyal and urohyal. n. One of the hypohyal bones or cartilages. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Interhyal — In ter*hy al, a. [Inter + the Greek letter ?.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to a segment sometimes present at the proximal end of the hyoidean arch. n. An interhyal ligament or cartilage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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