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(english) Of or pertaining to the tongue; the hyoid arch braces against the side of the braincase at its upper end, forms support for the tongue at its lower end, and supports the branchiostegal rays. (See also: tongue, branchiostegal rays)
(french) Qui a un rapport avec la langue ; les arcs hyoïdes fixés de chaque côté de la boîte crânienne à leur extrémité supérieure, forment un support pour la langue à leur extrémité inférieure, et soutiennent les rayons branchiostèges. (See also: tongue, branchiostegal rays)
(portuguese) Pertencente à língua; o arco hióide insere-se contra o crâneo na sua parte superior, suporta a língua na sua parte inferior e nele estão inseridos os raios branquióstegos. (See also: tongue, branchiostegal rays)

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