Definition of Hyoids

1. Noun. (plural of hyoid) ¹



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Definition of Hyoids

1. hyoid [n] - See also: hyoid

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyoids

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

Literary usage of Hyoids

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"... the width of the intercostal spaces diminished, the sternum depressed, the spine more curved, and the dia- hyoids, into their inner surfaces. ..."

2. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1919)
"This pressure is brought about by the pulling of the basi-hyal ventrad by means of the sterno-hyoids and since the processus ..."

3. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1919)
"This pressure is brought about by the pulling of the basi-hyal ventrad by means of the sterno-hyoids and since the processus ..."

4. An Introduction to human anatomy including the anatomy of the tissues by William Turner (1877)
"... the genio- and mylo-hyoids, which, when their fixed ends are at the hyoid, depress the lower jaw, act, when their mandibular ends arc fixed, ..."

5. The Marine Mammals in the Anatomical Museum of the University of Edinburgh by William Turner (1912)
"... and stylo-hyoids; the elements of the hyoid proper are united by movable joints, the others by intermediate cartilages. Skull, zygomatic breadth 7 ..."

6. The New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica: A (1907)
"... -hyoids, which depress the lower jaw, act, when their action is reversed, along with the stylohyoid muscles in elevating the hyoid bone and larynx, ..."

7. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1868)
"Vertebral centra ossified ; no branchial hyoids ; teeth simple or with slightly ... Vertebral centra cartilaginous ; branchial hyoids present ; teeth with ..."

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