hyoglossal membrane

[hī′ō-glôsəl]

n.

A delicate fibrous membrane extending between the hyoid bone and the tongue.

Nearby words

  1. hymnist,
  2. hymnodical,
  3. hymnody,
  4. hymnology,
  5. hyoepiglottic,
  6. hyoid,
  7. hyoid arch,
  8. hyoid bone,
  9. hyolithid,
  10. hyoscine


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