hypohyal

Hypohyal

Hy`po*hy"al\, a. [Pref. hypo- + Greek letter ?.] (Anat.) Pertaining to one or more small elements in the hyoidean arch of fishes, between the caratohyal and urohyal. -- n. One of the hypohyal bones or cartilages.
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