plural -s
: an element of each side of the hyoid arch between the epihyal and tympanohyal that appears as a distinct element of the anterior cornu of the hyoid bone in many mammals see styloid process

Word History


styl- entry 2 + hyoid + -al, adjective suffix

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“Stylohyal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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