stylomandibular ligament

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sty·lo·man·dib·u·lar lig·a·ment

[TA]
a condensation of the deep cervical fascia extending from the tip of the styloid process of the temporal bone to the posterior border of the angle of the jaw; blends with (is a thickening of) the parotid sheath.

sty·lo·man·dib·u·lar lig·a·ment

(stīlō-man-dibyū-lăr ligă-mĕnt) [TA]
Condensation of deep cervical fascia extending from tip of styloid process of temporal bone to posterior border of angle of jaw; blends with (i.e., a thickening of) parotid sheath.
Synonym(s): stylomaxillary ligament.