- hyoglossal membrane,
- hyoid arch,
- hyoid bone,
Origin of hyoid
Examples from the Web for hyoidean
The hyoidean cornua are very strong curved bones, the chord of whose arc measures 31/2 inches.
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).