Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Peg-shaped; denoting one of several slender bony processes. See: styloid process of third metacarpal bone, styloid process of temporal bone, styloid process of radius, styloid process of ulna.
[stylo- + G. eidos, resemblance]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Having the shape of a style; slender and pointed: a styliform bone.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
styliform(stī′lĭ-form) [″ + L. forma, form]
Long and pointed.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners