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English definition of “mylohyoid”

mylohyoid

noun [C] uk   /ˌmaɪ.ləʊˈhaɪ.ɔɪd/ us    /ˌmɑɪ.loʊˈhɑɪ.ɔɪd/ specialized
the muscle that goes from the lower jaw to the hyoid bone (= a bone in the middle of the neck) that forms the floor of the mouthThe mouth and throat
(Definition of mylohyoid from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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