glossohyal

adjective glos·so·hy·al \¦gläsō¦hīəl, ¦glȯs-\

Definition of glossohyal

  1. :  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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