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

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Other Words from hyostylic

hyostyly \ ˈ⸗⸗ˌ⸗lē \ noun, plural -es

History and Etymology for hyostylic

hy- + -stylic

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“Hyostylic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyostylic. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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