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variant of hyalo- before a vowel: hyalite.
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How to use hyal- in a sentence
The cerato-hyals of the two sides are commonly united by a median ventral plate, the basi-hyal.
The posterior surfaces of both hyomandibular and cerato-hyal bear slender cartilaginous processes, the gill rays.
Each rod is divided into a dorsal portion, the hyomandibular and a ventral portion, the cerato-hyal.
The hyoid arches of the two sides are united by the large tooth-bearing glosso-hyal (fig. 11, 29).
To the cerato-hyal are attached a series of seven strong curved cylindrical rods, the branchiostegal rays.