urohyal

1 of 2

adjective

uro·​hy·​al
¦yu̇rō¦hīəl
1
: of, relating to, or being a median posterior bony element of the hyoid arch attached between the hypohyals of a fish
2
: of, relating to, or being a median posterior process or a separate piece extending backward from the basihyal and forming a basibranchial element of a bird

urohyal

2 of 2

noun

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plural -s
: a urohyal element

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

International Scientific Vocabulary ur- entry 2 + hy- + -al

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“Urohyal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urohyal. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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