basihyal


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bod·y of hy·oid bone

[TA]
the body of the hyoid bone, from which the greater and lesser horns extend.

basihyoid

adjective Referring to the body of the hyoid bone.
noun Body the of hyoid bone.

basihyal

(bā″sē-hī′ăl) [″ + oeides, hyoid]
The body of the hyoid bone.
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Basihyal subtriangular, width about 55% length; basihyal cartilage about 25% basihyal length.
Basihyal subtriangular, width about 50% length; basihyal cartilage about 10% basihyal length.
Basihyal subtriangular, width about 35 % length; basihyal cartilage about 30 % basihyal length.
Basihyal subtriangular, width about 50 % length; basihyal cartilage about 25 % basihyal length.
Basihyal subtriangular, width about 45% length; basihyal cartilage about 25% basihyal length.
Antilligobius and Bollmannia both possess scales on the cheek and a spatulate basihyal, features not present in the other genera.
Basihyal rhomboidal, ossified posteriorly, strongly attached to hypohyals.
Hyoid bar joined to contralateral structure by strong ligament from medial face of hypohyals, coursing ventral to basihyal.