from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Resembling a style in shape; slender and pointed: the styloid muscles in carnivores.
- adj. 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to the styloid process; a long and slender process from the lower side of the temporal bone of man, corresponding to the tympanohyal and stylohyal of other animals; styliform.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Styliform.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the styloid process.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having some resemblance to a style or pen; like or likened to a style; styliform or stylate: an anatomical term applied to several processes of bone, generally slenderer than those called spines or spinous processes.
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