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hy•oid



Pronunciation: (hī'oid), [key] Anat., Zool.

adj.
Also,hy•oi'dal,hy•oi'de•an.noting or pertaining to a U-shaped bone at the root of the tongue in humans, or a corresponding bone or collection of bones in animals.

n.
the hyoid bone. See diag. under larynx.

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