hyomandibularmedical dictionary

<anatomy> Pertaining both to the hyoidean arch and the mandible or lower jaw; as, the hyomandibular bone or cartilage, a segment of the hyoid arch which connects the lower jaw with the skull in fishes.

The hyomandibular bone or cartilage.

Origin: Hyo- + mandibular.

(01 Mar 1998)

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