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stylohyal in Medicine

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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  • A ceratohyal then is attached posteriorly to the hypohyal and a stylohyal ligament is attached to each ceratohyal posteriorly.

  • The mastoid process of the periotic, with its articular facette for the stylohyal, seems to be rather smaller than in Mylodon.

    Through the Heart of Patagonia H. Hesketh Prichard

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