hyoid

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adjective hy·oid \ˈhī-ˌȯid\

Definition of hyoid

  1. :  of or relating to the hyoid bone

Origin and Etymology of hyoid

New Latin hyoides hyoid bone


First Known Use: 1842


Medical Dictionary

hyoid

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adjective hy·oid \ˈhī-ˌȯid\

Medical Definition of hyoid

  1. 1:  of or relating to the hyoid bone

  2. 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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