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mylohyoid

noun [C] uk   /ˌmaɪ.ləʊˈhaɪ.ɔɪd/  us   /-loʊ-/ 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 mouth
(Definition of mylohyoid from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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