Either of two small bones that type your body of this inverted hyoid arch.
In vertebrate anat., the distal bony element of the second post-oral visceral arch, or hyoidean equipment, represented in human anatomy by the so-called human body of hyoid bone tissue, bearing two pairs of horns or cornua; in general, the cornerstone or human anatomy proper associated with the hyoid arch; the basihyoid. See cut-under head.
In ichthyology, the portion of this branchiostegal arch next to the basibranchial and urohyal. Its generally dual, or made up of two pieces for each part.
A theory or system of social reform which contemplates a complete reconstruction of society with a more just and equitable distribution of property and labor In popular usage the term is often employed to indicate any lawless revolutionary social scheme See Communism Fourierism Saint Simonianism forms of socialism...