Basihyal

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Definition

noun

(anatomy) The body of hyoid bone

adjective

Of or relating to the base or corpus of the hyoid bone


Supplement

In humans, the basihyal forms the base of the hyoid bone. It connects to the horns of hyoid bone, i.e. the greater cornua and the lesser cornua.


Word origin: basi- (base) + hyoid

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