hypohyal definition

  • adjective:
    • with respect to more than one tiny elements in hyoidean arch of fishes, amongst the caratohyal and urohyal.
    • related to more than one small elements in hyoidean arch of fishes, involving the caratohyal and urohyal.
  • noun:
    • among the hypohyal bones or cartilages.
    • In fishes, one of two pairs of bones situated for each region of the anterior end of this hyoid arch.
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