SYN: g. (muscle).

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ge·nio·hy·oid -'hī-.ȯid adj of or relating to the chin and hyoid bone

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ge·nio·hy·oid (je″ne-o-hiґoid) pertaining to the chin and hyoid bone.

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  • geniohyoid — ge ni*o*hy oid (j[=e] n[i^]*[ o]*h[imac] oid), a. [Gr. ge neion the chin + E. hyoid.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the chin and hyoid bone; as, the geniohyoid muscle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • geniohyoid muscle — n a slender muscle that arises from the inferior mental spine on the inner side of the symphysis of the lower jaw, is inserted on the hyoid bone, and acts to raise the hyoid bone and draw it forward and to retract and depress the lower jaw called …   Medical dictionary

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  • geniohyoid — adjective Of or pertaining to the chin and hyoid bone …   Wiktionary

  • geniohyoid — ge·nio·hyoid …   English syllables

  • geniohyoid — “+ adjective Etymology: genio + hyoid : of or relating to the chin and hyoid bone used chiefly of a pair of slender muscles arising from the inner side of the symphysis of the lower jaw and inserted on the hyoid bone …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Mental spine — The posterior aspect of the mandible showing the mental spine …   Wikipedia

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