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Myle (Greek) - Grinder, A mill
2 terms share this root

"Ushaped" "muscle" which connects the mandible to the hyoid "forming" the jaw used in swallowing and speaking.

  • Myle (Greek) - Grinder, A mill
  • Hyoides (Greek) - Shaped like the letter u
  • Eidos (Greek) - Form, Resemblance or Shape, Likeness
  • First pharyngeal arch derivative
  • Mylohyoid nerve

    Branch of mandibular "nerve" that innervates mylohyoid muscle and anterior belly of digastric muscle used in "grinding" of teeth.

    • Myle (Greek) - Grinder, A mill
    • Nervus (Latin) - Sinew, tendon; cord, bowstring