Hy`o*styl"ic (?), a. [Hyo- + Gr. a pillar.] Anat.
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.
© Webster 1913.
Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.
Need help? firstname.lastname@example.org