stylohyoid


stylohyoid
1. SYN: stylohyal. 2. Relating to the s. muscle.

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sty·lo·hy·oid .stī-lō-'hī-.ȯid n STYLOHYOID MUSCLE

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n.
a muscle that extends from the styloid process of the temporal bone to the hyoid bone. It serves to draw the hyoid bone backwards and upwards.

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sty·lo·hy·oid (sti″lo-hiґoid) pertaining to the styloid process of the temporal bone and to the hyoid bone.

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  • Stylohyoid — Sty lo*hy oid, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the styloid process and the hyoid bone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stylohyoid — /stuy loh huy oyd/, adj., Anat. of, pertaining to, or situated between the styloid process of the temporal bone and the hyoid bone. [1700 10; < NL stylohyoideus. See STYLO 1, HYOID] * * * …   Universalium

  • stylohyoid — adj. of or pertaining to the styloid process and the hyoid bone (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stylohyoid — sty·lo·hy·oid …   English syllables

  • stylohyoid — n. a muscle that extends from the styloid process of the temporal bone to the hyoid bone. It serves to draw the hyoid bone backwards and upwards …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • stylohyoid — …   Useful english dictionary

  • stylohyoid muscle — n a slender muscle that arises from the posterior surface of the styloid process of the temporal bone, inserts into the body of the hyoid bone, and acts to elevate and retract the hyoid bone resulting in elongation of the floor of the mouth… …   Medical dictionary

  • stylohyoid ligament — n a band of fibrous tissue connecting the tip of the styloid process of the temporal bone to the ceratohyal of the hyoid bone * * * ligamentum stylohyoideum …   Medical dictionary

  • Stylohyoid muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Stylohyoid Latin = musculus stylohyoideus GraySubject = 112 GrayPage = 392 Caption = The stylohyoid among the triangles of the neck. Caption2 = Muscles of the neck. Anterior view. Stylohyoid muscle in purple Origin = styloid …   Wikipedia

  • Stylohyoid branch of facial nerve — Infobox Nerve Name = PAGENAME Latin = ramus stylohyoideus nervi facialis GraySubject = 202 GrayPage = 905 Caption = Plan of the facial and intermediate nerves and their communication with other nerves. ( To stylohyoid labeled at bottom left.)… …   Wikipedia


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