hyoid arch

noun

Medical Definition of hyoid arch

: the second branchial arch that gives rise to various parts of the side and front of the neck including the styloid process, part of the hyoid bone, and stapes

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“Hyoid arch.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hyoid%20arch. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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