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hyoid

 [hi´oid]
1. shaped like a U.
2. pertaining to the hyoid bone; see Appendix 3-3.

hy·oid

(hī'oyd),
U-shaped or V-shaped; denoting the hyoid bone and the hyoid apparatus. See: hyoid bone.
[G. hyoeidēs, shaped like the letter upsilon, Υ]

hyoid

(hī′oid′)
adj.
Of or relating to the hyoid bone.
n.
The hyoid bone.

hy·oid

(hī'oyd)
U-shaped or V-shaped; denoting the os hyoideum and the apparatus hyoideus.
[G. hyoeidēs, shaped like the letter upsilon, υ]

hyo-

or

hyoid

prefix denoting Y-shaped.
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