Hyomandibular

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Hyomandibular (Anat) Pertaining both to the hyoidean arch and the mandible or lower jaw; as, the hyomandibular bone or cartilage, a segment of the hyoid arch which connects the lower jaw with the skull in fishes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • hyomandibular Pertaining to the hyoid bone and to the mandible or lower jaw.
    • n hyomandibular Same as hyomandibular bone.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Hyo-, + mandibular,

Usage

In literature:

In developing Amphibia Huxley found a suspensorium of hyoid and mandibular arches similar to the hyomandibular of fish.
"Form and Function" by E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
Forking of seventh nerve over hyomandibular cleft.
"The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1" by Francis Maitland Balfour
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