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mylohyoid

[mahy-loh-hahy-oid]Anatomy
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adjective
  1. Also my·lo·hy·oi·de·an [mahy-loh-hahy-oi-dee-uh n] /ˌmaɪ loʊ haɪˈɔɪ di ən/. of, relating to, or situated near the lower molar teeth and the hyoid bone.
noun
  1. a flat, triangular muscle that forms the floor of the mouth.

Origin of mylohyoid

1685–95; mylo- (< Greek mýlo(s) molar, literally, mill) + hyoid
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mylohyoid in Medicine

mylohyoid

(mī′lō-hīoid′)
adj.
  1. Relating to the region of the molar teeth of the lower jaw and the hyoid bone.
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