Hy`o*man*dib"u*lar (?), a. [Hyo- + mandibular.] Anat.

Pertaining both to the hyoidean arch and the mandible or lower jaw; as, the hyomandibular bone or cartilage, a segment of the hyoid arch which connects the lower jaw with the skull in fishes.

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n.

The hyomandibular bone or cartilage.

 

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