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stylohyal sty·lo·hy·al (stī’lō-hī’əl)
Relating to the styloid process of the temporal bone and to the hyoid bone.


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  • Stylohyoid

    adjective, Anatomy. 1. of, relating to, or situated between the styloid process of the temporal bone and the hyoid bone. stylohyoid sty·lo·hy·oid (stī’lō-hī’oid’) adj. Stylohyal.

  • Stylohyoid muscle

    stylohyoid muscle n. A muscle with origin from the styloid process of the temporal bone, with insertion into the hyoid bone by two slips on either side of the intermediate tendon of the digastric muscle, with nerve supply from the facial nerve, and whose action elevates the hyoid bone.

  • Styloid

    adjective 1. Botany. resembling a style; slender and pointed. 2. Anatomy. pertaining to a styloid process. adjective 1. resembling a stylus 2. (anatomy) of or relating to a projecting process of the temporal bone styloid sty·loid (stī’loid’) n. Of or relating to any of several slender pointed bone processes, especially the spine that projects from […]

  • Styloiditis

    styloiditis sty·loid·i·tis (stī’loi-dī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of a styloid process.

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