hyostylic

adjective hy·o·sty·lic \ ¦hīō¦stīlik \

Definition of hyostylic

:having the jaws connected with the cranium by the hyomandibular
  • a large majority of fishes are hyostylic

hyostyly

noun, plural -es

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Origin and Etymology of hyostylic

hy- + -stylic


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