hyoid

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hy·oid

adjective \ˈhī-ˌid\

Definition of HYOID

:  of or relating to the hyoid bone

Origin of HYOID

New Latin hyoides hyoid bone
First Known Use: 1842

hy·oid

adjective \ˈhī-ˌid\   (Medical Dictionary)

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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