mylohyoidean

mylohyoid

[mahy-loh-hahy-oid] Anatomy.
adjective
1.
Also, mylohyoidean [mahy-loh-hahy-oi-dee-uhn] . of, pertaining to, or situated near the lower molar teeth and the hyoid bone.
noun
2.
a flat, triangular muscle that forms the floor of the mouth.

Origin:
1685–95; mylo- (< Greek mýlo(s) molar, literally, mill) + hyoid

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mylohyoid my·lo·hy·oid (mī'lō-hī'oid')
adj.
Relating to the region of the molar teeth of the lower jaw and the hyoid bone.

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