hyosternal

adjective
hyo·​sternal | \¦hīō+\

Definition of hyosternal 

1 : of or relating to the hyoid bone and sternum

2 [ New Latin hyosternum + English -al ] : of or relating to the hyosternum

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History and Etymology for hyosternal

hy- + sternal

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