Definition of geniohyoglossal in English:

geniohyoglossal

Pronunciation /ˌdʒiːnɪə(ʊ)hʌɪə(ʊ)ˈɡlɒsl/ /dʒɪˌnʌɪə(ʊ)hʌɪə(ʊ)ˈɡlɒsl/ /dʒɪˌniːə(ʊ)hʌɪə(ʊ)ˈɡlɒsl/

adjective

rare
  • = genioglossal .

    Used as a synonym of genioglossal by anatomists emphasizing the insertion of the muscle onto the hyoglossal ligament.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From scientific Latin geniohyoglossus + -al.