- hyoglossal membrane,
- hyoid arch,
- hyoid bone,
Origin of hyoid
Examples from the Web for hyoid
The Hyoid of the dog consists of a transverse median piece, the basi-hyal (fig. 72, 32), from which arise two pairs of cornua.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
In Polypterus and Calamoichthys (Erpetoichthys) there is one on the hyoid arch.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
The larynx and hyoid bone become drawn upward and forward by the weight of the organ.
The hyoid bone, which in man is but slightly developed, is in these monkeys very large.On the Banks of the Amazon|W.H.G. Kingston
In Scyllium the hyoid and mandibular arches are at first very similar to those which follow.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
adjective Also: hyoidal, hyoidean
noun Also: hyoid bone
Word Origin for hyoid
1811, from French hyoïde (16c.), from Modern Latin hyoides, from Greek hyoeides "shaped like the letter U," from hu "letter U" (in later Greek called upsilon) + -oeides "like" (see -oid).