Definition of Hyoidean
1. hyoid [adj] - See also: hyoid
Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyoidean
Literary usage of Hyoidean
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lectures on the Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of the Vertebrate Animals by Richard Owen (1846)
"... fish: they offer a striking contrast in tissue, connections, and development with the strong, bony, persistent hyoidean arch of the true endo-skeleton. ..."
2. Illustrations of S. Cooper's Surgical Dictionaryby W. P. Cocks, Samuel Cooper by W. P. Cocks, Samuel Cooper (1833)
"Supra-hyoidean Region. It ia bounded superiorly by the base of the lower jaw, ... Infra-hyoidean Region. This region is bounded, laterally, by the sterno- ..."