Definition of Hyoid. Meaning of Hyoid. Synonyms of Hyoid
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Definition of Hyoid
Hyoid Hyoid Hy"oid, a. [Gr. ? fr. the letter [Upsilon] + ? form: cf.
1. Having the form of an arch, or of the Greek letter upsilon
2. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the bony or cartilaginous arch
which supports the tongue. Sometimes applied to the tongue
Hyoid arch (Anat.), the arch of cartilaginous or bony
segments, which connects the base of the tongue with
either side of the skull.
Hyoid bone (Anat.), the bone in the base of the tongue, the
middle part of the hyoid arch.