hyoglossal


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hyoglossal

 [hi″o-glos´al]
pertaining to the hyoid bone and tongue or to the hyoglossal muscle.

hy·o·glos·sal

(hī'ō-glos'ăl), Do not confuse this word with hypoglossal.
Relating to the hyoid bone and the tongue.
Synonym(s): glossohyal

hyoglossal

/hyo·glos·sal/ (-glos´'l) pertaining to the hyoid bone and tongue or to the hyoglossus muscle.

hyoglossal

[hī′ō-glos′əl]
Etymology: Gk, hyoeides, upsilon, U-shaped glossa, tongue
pertaining to the tongue and the horseshoe-shaped hyoid bone at the base of the tongue immediately above the thyroid cartilage. Also glossohyal.

glossohyal

Medspeak
adjective Referring to the tongue and hyoid bone.
 
Zoology
noun An anatomic unit in fish consisting of the tongue and hyoid bone.

hy·o·glos·sal

(hī'ō-glos'ăl)
Relating to the hyoid bone and the tongue.
Synonym(s): glossohyal.

hyoglossal

pertaining to the hyoid bone and tongue or to the hyoglossal muscle (Table 13.1B) or nerve (Table 14).