stylohyal

[stī′lō-hīəl]

adj.

Stylohyoid.

Nearby words

  1. stylo-,
  2. stylobate,
  3. stylograph,
  4. stylographic,
  5. stylography,
  6. stylohyoid,
  7. styloid,
  8. styloid process,
  9. styloid process of radius,
  10. 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.