Definition of Hyoidean

1. hyoid [adj] - See also: hyoid



Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyoidean

hyoepiglottic ligament
hyoepiglottidean
hyoganoidei
hyoglossal
hyoglossal membrane
hyoglossal muscle
hyoglossi
hyoglossus
hyoglossus muscle
hyoid
hyoid apparatus
hyoid arch
hyoid bone
hyoid bones
hyoidal
hyoidean (current term)
hyoids
hyomandibula
hyomandibular
hyomandibular cleft
hyomandibulas
hyomental
hyopastron
hyopharyngeus
hyoplastra
hyoplastron
hyoplastrons
hyoscine
hyoscine hydrobromide
hyoscines

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- ..."

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