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  • adj. Of or pertaining to one or more median and posterior elements in the hyoidean arch of fishes.
  • n. A urohyal bone or cartilage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to one or more median and posterior elements in the hyoidean arch of fishes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the urohyal.
  • n. In ornithology, the tail-piece of the composite hyoid bone; the median azygous backward-projecting element of that bone, borne upon the basihyal; the basibranchial element, or base of the first branchial arch.
  • n. In ichthyology, a median bone of fishes between the hypohyals and extending back under the gills.

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