Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to the hyoid bone and the tongue.
  • noun Same as hyoglossus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to or connecting the tongue and hyodean arch.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to the hyoglossus muscle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective anatomy Pertaining to or connecting the tongue and hyodean arch.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to the hyoglossus muscle.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek

Examples

  • Its Root (radix linguæ base) (Fig. 954) is directed backward, and connected with the hyoid bone by the Hyoglossi and Genioglossi muscles and the hyoglossal membrane; with the epiglottis by three folds (glossoepiglottic) of mucous membrane; with the soft palate by the glossopalatine arches; and with the pharynx by the Constrictores pharyngis superiores and the mucous membrane.

    XI. Splanchnology. 2a. The Mouth

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