stylohyoid ligament(redirected from ligamentum stylohyoideum)
a fibrous cord that passes from the tip of the styloid process to the lesser cornu of the hyoid bone; it is occasionally ossified.
the ligament attached to the tip of the styloid process of the temporal bone and to the lesser cornu of the hyoid bone. It frequently contains a small cartilage in its center and is often partially ossified.
sty·lo·hy·oid lig·a·ment(stī-lō-hīoyd ligă-mĕnt) [TA]
Ligament that connects the styloid process and the hyoid bone.