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stylohyoid

[stahy-loh-hahy-oid] /ˌstaɪ loʊˈhaɪ ɔɪd/
adjective, Anatomy
1.
of, pertaining to, or situated between the styloid process of the temporal bone and the hyoid bone.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; < Neo-Latin stylohȳoīdeus. See stylo-1, hyoid
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Examples for stylohyoid
  • From its cartilage are developed the styloid process, stylohyoid ligament, and lesser cornu of the hyoid bone.
stylohyoid in Medicine

stylohyoid sty·lo·hy·oid (stī'lō-hī'oid')
adj.
Stylohyal.

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