Definition of omohyoid in US English:

omohyoid

adjective

Anatomy Zoology
  • Designating a long slender digastric muscle which arises from the upper border of the shoulder blade and passes obliquely along the side and front of the neck to the lower border of the hyoid bone.

noun

Anatomy Zoology
  • The omohyoid muscle.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Viner Ellis (1812–1900). From omo- + hyoid, after omohyoideus.

Pronunciation

omohyoid

/əʊməʊˈhʌɪɔɪd/