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hyoid

adjective hy·oid \ˈhī-ˌid\

Definition of HYOID

:  of or relating to the hyoid bone

Origin of HYOID

New Latin hyoides hyoid bone
First Known Use: 1842
Medical Dictionary

hyoid

adjective hy·oid \ˈhī-ˌid\

Medical Definition of HYOID

1
:  of or relating to the hyoid bone
2
:  of, relating to, or being the second postoral branchial arch from which the hyoid bone of the higher vertebrates is in part formed

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