Definition of Hyostylic. Meaning of Hyostylic. Synonyms of Hyostylic

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Definition of Hyostylic

Hyostylic
Hyostylic Hy`o*styl"ic, a. [Hyo- + Gr. ? a pillar.] (Anat.) Having the mandible suspended by the hyomandibular, or upper part of the hyoid arch, as in fishes, instead of directly articulated with the skull as in mammals; -- said of the skull.

Meaning of Hyostylic from wikipedia

- and size at the tip or terminal part of the head Jaw suspension Hyostylic Hyostylic and autostylic Gill openings Usually five pairs of gill slits which...
- stingray is located on the ventral side of the vertebrate. Stingrays exhibit hyostylic jaw suspension, which means that the mandibular arch is only suspended...
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