stylomastoid vein n.
A vein that drains the tympanic cavity and empties into the retromandibular vein.
- Stylopharyngeal muscle
stylopharyngeal muscle sty·lo·pha·ryn·ge·al muscle (stī’lō-fə-rĭn’jē-əl, -jəl, -fār’ĭn-jē’əl) n. A muscle with origin from the root of the styloid process, with insertion into the thyroid cartilage and the wall of the pharynx, with nerve supply from the glossopharyngeal nerve, and whose action elevates the pharynx and the larynx.
noun 1. a type of battery-powered electronic instrument played with a steel-tipped penlike stylus
verb 1. (transitive) (of a stylops) to parasitize (a host): the bee was stylopized
noun, plural stylopodia [stahy-luh-poh-dee-uh] /ˌstaɪ ləˈpoʊ di ə/ (Show IPA). Botany. 1. a glandular disk or expansion surmounting the ovary and supporting the styles in plants of the parsley family. noun (pl) -dia (-dɪə) 1. (botany) a swelling at the base of the style in umbelliferous plants