styloid process of ulna n.
A cylindrical, pointed projection from the medial and posterior aspect of the head of the ulna, to the tip of which is attached the ulnar collateral ligament of the wrist.
- Styloid process of temporal bone
styloid process of temporal bone n. A slender, pointed projection from the petrous portion of the temporal bone where it joins the tympanic portion, giving attachment to the styloglossus, stylohyoid, and stylopharyngeus muscles and to the stylohyoid and stylomandibular ligaments.
- Styloid process of radius
styloid process of radius n. A thick, pointed projection on the lateral side of the distal extremity of the radius.
noun, Anatomy. 1. a long, spinelike process of a bone, especially the projection from the base of the temporal bone.
[suhb-uh-strin-juh nt] /ˌsʌb əˈstrɪn dʒənt/ adjective 1. slightly astringent.