Hyomandibular
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 hyomandibular bone or cartilage. [1913 Webster]

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  • hyomandibular — hyo·mandibular …   English syllables

  • hyomandibular — I. “+ adjective Etymology: hy + mandibular : of or derived from the hyoid arch and mandible; specifically : being or relating to the dorsal segment of the hyoid arch II. noun ( s) : a bone or cartilage derived from the dorsal hyoid arch, being… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • hyomandibula — the upper paired deep bone or cartilage of the hyoid region, sometimes taking part in jaw suspension and which supports the opercle. Dorsally it articulates with the otic capsule at the hyomandibular fossa, ventrally with the quadrate and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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  • cleft — A fissure. anal c. SYN: intergluteal c.. branchial clefts a bilateral series of slitlike openings into the pharynx through which water is drawn by aquatic animals; in the walls of the clefts are the vascular gill filaments that …   Medical dictionary

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