Definition of Styloid process

1. Noun. Extends from the base of the temporal bone.

Group relationships: Os Temporale, Temporal Bone
Generic synonyms: Appendage, Outgrowth, Process



Lexicographical Neighbors of Styloid Process

stylobata
stylobate
stylobates
styloglossal
stylograph
stylographic
stylographical
stylographically
stylographies
stylographs
stylography
stylohyal
stylohyals
stylohyoid
styloid
styloid process (current term)
styloids
stylolite
stylolites
stylomastoid
stylomastoid vein
stylomaxillary
stylometer
stylometers
stylometric
stylometrics
stylometry
stylommatophorous
stylophone
stylophones

Literary usage of Styloid process

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"This is to be felt throughout the entire length of the shaft of the bone, from the olecranon above to the styloid process below. ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"A slender muscle arising from the styloid process and inserted into the side of the tongue. ... Of or pertaining to the styloid process and the tongue. ..."

3. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1829)
"... just within the condyle of the lower jaw, and being a small point, like the point of the stylus, or iron pen, it also is named styloid process. ..."

4. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1905)
"The styloid process is better marked in man than in any animal above the monotremata ... The view that such a styloid process with its sesamoid bone might ..."

5. Medical lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1866)
"It is thin and narrow,— especially posteriorly: anteriorly, it opens to give passage to tho tendon of the digastricus. It is attached to the styloid process ..."

6. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"When the forearm is pronated another prominence, the head of the ulna, appears behind and above the styloid process. Below the lateral epicondyle of the ..."

7. The Treatment of Fractures by Charles Locke Scudder, Frederic Jay Cotton (1901)
"280) the tip of the styloid process of the radius is found to be lower (nearer the hand) than the head of the ulna. With the hand in pronation (see Fig. ..."

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