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stylohyal

[ stī′lō-hīəl ]

adj.

Stylohyoid.

Nearby words

stylo-, stylobate, stylograph, stylographic, stylography, stylohyal, stylohyoid, styloid, styloid process, styloid process of radius, styloid process of temporal bone
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Examples from the Web for stylohyal

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