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Also, hyoidal, hyoidean. noting or pertaining to a U -shaped bone at the root of the tongue in humans, or a corresponding bone or collection of bones in animals.
the hyoid bone.
of or relating to the hyoid bone
the horseshoe-shaped bone that lies at the base of the tongue and above the thyroid cartilage
a corresponding bone or group of bones in other vertebrates

subhyoid sub·hy·oid (sŭb-hī’oid’)
Beneath the hyoid bone.

hyoid hy·oid (hī’oid’)

Shaped like the letter U.

Of or relating to the hyoid bone.

The hyoid bone.


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