epihyal

noun
epi·​hy·​al | \ ˌep-ə-ˈhī-əl How to pronounce epihyal (audio) \

Medical Definition of epihyal

: an element of the hyoid arch that in humans is the stylohyoid ligament and in many vertebrates forms a distinct bone

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“Epihyal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/epihyal. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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