Definition of glossohyal
: 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 tongue
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Origin and Etymology of glossohyal
gloss- + hy- (from hyoid) + -al
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