Definition of Glossohyal

1. a. Pertaining to both the hyoidean arch and the tongue; -- applied to the anterior segment of the hyoidean arch in many fishes. -- n. The glossohyal bone or cartilage; lingual bone; entoglossal bone.



Definition of Glossohyal

1. Noun. (context: fish anatomy) The tongue bone, specifically the lingual plate, which is a dermal toothed bone that covers or fuses with the basihyal. ¹

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Medical Definition of Glossohyal

1. Pertaining to both the hyoidean arch and the tongue; applied to the anterior segment of the hyoidean arch in many fishes. The glossohyal bone or cartilage; lingual bone; entoglossal bone. Origin: Gr. The tongue + the letter. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glossohyal

glossocomon
glossodontotropism
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glossodynia
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glossoepiglottic
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glossohyal (current term)
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