|1.||of or relating to the hyoid bone|
|2.||the horseshoe-shaped bone that lies at the base of the tongue and above the thyroid cartilage|
|3.||a corresponding bone or group of bones in other vertebrates|
|[C19: from New Latin hӯoïdes, from Greek huoeidēs having the shape of the letter |
hyoid hy·oid (hī'oid')
Shaped like the letter U.
Of or relating to the hyoid bone.