Geniohyoid meaning

jēnē-ō-hīoid
A muscle that connects the mandible to the hyoid bone and draws the hyoid bone forward or depresses the jaw when the hyoid bone is fixed.
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A muscle that connects the mandible to the hyoid bone and draws the hyoid bone forward or depresses the jaw when the hyoid bone is fixed.
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Origin of geniohyoid

  • From New Latin geniohȳoīdeus Greek geneion chin genial2 New Latin hūoīdēs hyoid hyoid

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition