styloid

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styloid

 [sti´loid]
long and pointed, like a pen or stylus.

sty·loid

(stī'loyd),
Synonym(s): styliform
[stylo- + G. eidos, resemblance]

styloid

/sty·loid/ (sti´loid) resembling a pillar; long and pointed; relating to the styloid process.

styloid

(stī′loid′)
adj.
1. Resembling a style in shape; slender and pointed: the styloid muscles in carnivores.
2. Anatomy Of, relating to, or designating any of several slender, pointed bone processes, especially the spine that projects from the base of the temporal bone.

styloid

[stī′loid]
Etymology: Gk, stylos, pillar, eidos, form
long and tapered, like a pen or stylus.

sty·loid

(stī'loyd)
Peg-shaped; denoting one of several slender bony processes.
[stylo- + G. eidos, resemblance]

styloid

Pointed and slender.

styloid

long and pointed, like a pen or stylus.

styloid process
1. a pen-like process, as found at the distal end of the radius and the ulna, or of the auricular cartilage.
2. a small blunt cartilaginous process at the base of the petrous temporal bone.