Definition of Hyostylic

1. a. Having the mandible suspended by the hyomandibular, or upper part of the hyoid arch, as in fishes, instead of directly articulated with the skull as in mammals; -- said of the skull.



Definition of Hyostylic

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Having the mandible suspended by the hyomandibular, or upper part of the hyoid arch, as in fishes, instead of directly articulated with the skull as in mammals. ¹

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Medical Definition of Hyostylic

1. Having the mandible suspended by the hyomandibular, or upper part of the hyoid arch, as in fishes, instead of directly articulated with the skull as in mammals; said of the skull. Origin: Gr. A pillar. (06 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyostylic

hyopharyngeus
hyoplastra
hyoplastron
hyoplastrons
hyoscine
hyoscine hydrobromide
hyoscines
hyoscyamine
hyoscyamine (6S)-dioxygenase
hyoscyamine sulfate
hyoscyamines
hyoscyamus
hyoshigi
hyosternal
hyosternum
hyostylic (current term)
hyote
hyotes
hyothyroid
hyp-
hyp.
hypabyssal
hypabyssally
hypacusia
hypacusis
hypaethral
hypalbuminaemia
hypalgesia
hypalgesias
hypalgesic

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