American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A U-shaped bone at the base of the tongue that supports the muscles of the tongue.
- n. A bone in the human neck which supports the tongue.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Anat.) the bone in the base of the tongue, the middle part of the hyoid arch.
- n. a U-shaped bone at the base of the tongue that supports the tongue muscles
“The hyoid bone and lower mandible are completely exposed, exhibiting some scoring from the specimen’s teeth… .”
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