geniohyoid

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ge·ni·o·hy·oid

 (jē′nē-ō-hī′oid′)
n.
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.

[From New Latin geniohȳoīdeus : Greek geneion, chin; see genial2 + New Latin hūoīdēs, hyoid; see hyoid.]