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Basihyoid

Definition

noun

(anatomy) The body of hyoid bone

adjective

Basihyal; pertaining to the base or corpus of the hyoid bone


Supplement

The basihyoid is the bony segment at the base of the hyoid bone. In humans, it bears the paired horns of hyoid bone, i.e. greater cornu and lesser cornu.

Word origin: basi- (base) + hyoid

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