prehyoid

pre·hy·oid

(prē-hī'oyd),
Anterior or superior to the hyoid bone; denoting certain accessory thyroid glands lying superior to the mylohyoid muscle.

prehyoid

/pre·hy·oid/ (-hi´oid) in front of the hyoid bone.

prehyoid

(prē-hī′oyd) [L. prae, before, in front of, + Gr. hyoeides, U-shaped]
In front of the hyoid bone.