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mylohyoid

[ mahy-loh-hahy-oid ]
/ 藢ma瑟 lo蕣藞ha瑟 蓴瑟d /
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adjective
Also my路lo路hy路oi路de路an [mahy-loh-hahy-oi-dee-uhn]. /藢ma瑟 lo蕣 ha瑟藞蓴瑟 di 蓹n/. of, relating to, or situated near the lower molar teeth and the hyoid bone.
noun
a flat, triangular muscle that forms the floor of the mouth.
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Origin of mylohyoid

1685鈥95; mylo- (<Greek m媒lo(s) molar, literally, mill) + hyoid
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Medical definitions for mylohyoid

mylohyoid
[ m墨鈥瞝艒-h墨oid鈥 ]

adj.
Relating to the region of the molar teeth of the lower jaw and the hyoid bone.
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