stylomastoid


stylomastoid
Relating to the styloid and the mastoid processes of the temporal bone; denoting especially a small artery and a foramen.

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sty·lo·mas·toid (sti″lo-masґtoid) pertaining to the styloid process of the temporal bone and the mastoid process.

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  • Stylomastoid — Sty lo*mas toid, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the styloid and mastoid processes of the temporal bone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stylomastoid — “+ adjective Etymology: styl (II) + mastoid 1. : of, relating to, or being a foramen that occurs on the lower surface of the temporal bone between the styloid and mastoid processes and forms the termination of the facial canal 2. : of or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stylomastoid — sty·lo·mastoid …   English syllables

  • Stylomastoid foramen — Infobox Bone Name = Stylomastoid foramen Latin = foramen stylomastoideum GraySubject = 34 GrayPage = 144 Caption = Base of skull. Inferior surface. Pink region is temporal bone, and stylomastoid foramen is in black circle at center of pink region …   Wikipedia

  • Stylomastoid artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria stylomastoidea GraySubject = 144 GrayPage = 557 Caption = The arteries of the face and scalp. Caption2 = BranchFrom = posterior auricular artery BranchTo = Vein = Supplies = tympanic cavity, tympanic …   Wikipedia

  • stylomastoid foramen — sty·lo·mas·toid foramen mas .tȯid n a foramen that occurs on the lower surface of the temporal bone between the styloid and mastoid processes and that forms the termination of the facial canal * * * foramen stylomastoideum [TA] a foramen on the… …   Medical dictionary

  • stylomastoid artery — arteria stylomastoidea …   Medical dictionary

  • stylomastoid vein — vena stylomastoidea …   Medical dictionary

  • stylomastoid vein — noun a vein that drains the tympanic cavity and empties into the retromandibular vein • Syn: ↑vena stylomastoidea • Hypernyms: ↑vein, ↑vena, ↑venous blood vessel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Artery — A vessel that carries blood that is high in oxygen content away from the heart to the farthest reaches of the body. Since blood in arteries is usually full of oxygen, the hemoglobin in the red blood cells is oxygenated. The resultant form of… …   Medical dictionary


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